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    Orthodox Church's liturgical calendar; we are in a time between Great Lent and Holy Week, and this time is a triumphant joy for us. We celebrate two days called Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday. I know many Western Christians celebrate Palm Sunday (I remember our little Assemblies of God church giving all of the kids palms to wave in the air as our pastor would talk about Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem), but Lazarus Saturday doesn't exist in the West. I remember my first Lazarus Saturday.

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    On Palm Sunday the Catholic Church celebrates the day in which Christ, in order to generously fulfill the Will of God, solemnly entered Jerusalem where He would die for our salvation. With palms we glorify and praise the King of Kings, who has come into this world in the form of a slave (1st reading: Flp 2, 6-11) to offer to humanity the greatest service possible: “give His life as a ransom for many.” (Mt 20:28) Indeed, we must meditate more intensely on the great mystery of the passion and death

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    Describing Catholic Lent

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    to mass and get the sign of the cross on their forehead marked with ashes. The colors observed for the decoration of the church and the clothing of the priest is purple which means mourning and penitence. The ashes are made out of blessed palms used in Palm Sunday the previous year; they are christened with holy water and scented with incense. At the moment where the faithful get the ashes, the priest who is the person marking the cross tells them a remainder saying: dust you are and dust you will

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    Holy Week and Palm Sunday Holy Week is the final week of Lent. Some churches hold special services every day of the week. Easter is observed in many Christian churches as a time to commemorate and enact the suffering (Passion) and death of Jesus through various observances and services of worship. Holy Week recalls the events leading to Jesus death and Resurrection. The different days in holy week are Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and holy Sunday. On each of days there were

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    Is there anything that can overcome death? There is, according to biblical tales of Christianity, when Jesus, the son of God, comes to resurrect a man named Lazarus. Lazarus, or Lazarus of Bethany, or in the later years after resurrection, Saint Lazarus of Bethany, is a pivotal figure in the Christian religion as well as in art culture and media. In biblical stories, Lazarus starts out as a follower of Jesus Christ and lives a city named Bethany near the city Jerusalem. Lazarus gets deadly ill and

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    Ikemefuna

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    bowl of foo-foo and a bowl of soup was brought to us, my father being the eldest tasted each item and then passed the two bowls along to my brother and I. *Scene Change* My father, my brother and I were working on covering up the walls with palm branches and palm leaves because the walls are not going to protect themselves from the rain. This was one of the easier tasks that men had to do right after the harvest season, and frankly the most boring one. My father worked on the outside of the compound

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    Avant Go vs Palm VII

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    Avant Go vs Palm VII There are many people trying to find the best solution for wireless web browsing. At this time there are two major competitors, AvantGo, which uses any standard Palm device with AvantGo Server software installed on the desktop, and AvantGo Client, and Mobile Application Link software installed on the Palm. Then there is the Palm VII device that uses a wireless modem and a connection to a specialized ISP called Palm.net. While using a Palm device with or without a modem

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    lower drag better acceleration an in turn a better top speed can be achieved all leading to a better pass (race time). Now lets try to understand the concept of air resistance and drag. A basic example is placing your hand out the window with your palm facing forwards as you are driving your car along at about sixty kilometres per hour. You will feel a strong force of the wind (air resistance) pushing back at your hand. Now turn your hand side or so that your little finger is facing the front and

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    We’ve come a long way from the first successful portable computer. The Osborne, was introduced in 1981 and weighed 25 pounds, it came with 64 kilobits of memory. The Osborne’s limited capacity and portability made it awkward compared to today’s notebooks. And the cost was close to $1800, that’s not to affordable for the 1980’s. Through relentless pursuit of technology, notebooks of today are just a step-down from the desktop PC. The notebooks of today are lightweight, weighing about 7 pounds and

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    Multimedia in the Palm of your Hand

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    Multimedia in the Palm of your Hand Hand Held Video Games Hand held video games have been around since 1991 when Game Boy came out with the first hand held video game. When Game Boy hit the market it sold about fory eight million copies worldwide. Video game systems are a big part of are popular culture right now. We have seen many advances in the hand held video game industry since 1991. Game Boy has recently come out with a new colored Game Boy called Vitual Boy. The Virtual Boy uses

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    Cocos nucifera

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    Cocos nucifera Cocos nucifera is the scientific name of the common coconut. This very tall palm tree is always an inviting symbol of the tropics. The plant is one of the most valuable plants to man. It is a primary source of food, drink, and shelter. In Sanskrit the coconut palm is called "kalpa vriksha", which is defined as "the tree which provides all the necessities of life." Man can use every part of the coconut. The white nut-meat can be eaten raw or shredded and dried and used in most

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    To Those Who Brought Us the Weekend

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    In the early to mid-1800’s, the week end was just that. Week end. Week end was Saturday night, not Sunday. Sunday was considered the first day of the week, not the week end, week-end or weekend. It was not for work or fun, it was for worship, a day of rest. Now it’s week days and weekend. We call the first day of the week Monday, but it is in fact, Sunday. There was no such thing as the weekend as we know it until the 1870’s. Workers put in up to 16 hours a day, 7 days a week. According to

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    As a manager, it is our job to oversee and manage people. The company has been undergoing a few budget cuts in which we are currently under staff. We have just brought on board a great intern that has been performing outstandingly. This particular intern reports to Ben who is heading the ancillary program. Jocelyn who is heading a different program has taken Ben’s intern and is funneling task for the intern to complete. Ben is not happy about the overall situation. “The fundamental structure of an

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    on the page. "Without invention nothing is well spaced" (P 50), Williams writes at the beginning of "Sunday in the Park," raising the question, what does "well spaced" mean for Williams? How can the world and how can poetry be well spaced? The aim of this paper is to look at the relationship between Williams's use of what I will call spatial rhythms and the vision of poetry that emerges in "Sunday in the Park"--a section of Paterson particularly important for thinking about Williams's late poetic

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    A Needed Ear

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    two story house made of wood painted beige rises over the shabby surroundings. Around, the property’s perimeter is a fence whose gate is left open. I get out of my car and approach the location. Facing out, to the street, a sign reads “Laura Psychic Palm Reading” with red roses painted in between. Its front lawn is intricately groomed. The grass on the property is in a growing, tender stage- radiating... ... middle of paper ... ... that’s what I’m here for.” After meeting Psychic Laura, I am left

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    My Personal Beast

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    flattered me. My shoes were white and I was concentrating on keeping them out of the mud. My father and I were going to mass--my mother did not go; she was Protestant. My father put his hand on top of my hair, his palm on my head, and I could feel the bone of my skull and my skin and his hot palm, so dry and strong. When I was a little girl, he did that often, and called me 'Muscles.' He had not called me Muscles or put his hand on my head for a long time. I could not help arching my back a little, I wanted

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    "For the first time humankind has the power to destroy itself." 1 The nuclear age has changed the world, for the good and the bad. Though the bad, is far greater than the good. We sometimes ponder to our selves, "what would happen if we were forced in to a nuclear war ware their are now winners." The way life would be after such an incident would change life as we know it drastically. In the event of a nuclear war with the Soviets we would have lost approximately one hundred and fifty million

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    Existence of God

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    could be applied to prove the existence of a perfect island. This is a reduction of Anselm’s position: it shows it to have absurd consequences. However, it is not clear that there is a coherent concept of the perfect island to start with: how many palm trees is the perfect number? Anselm’s own reply seems to distinguish the perfect island – which is a perfect example of one kind of thing – from the perfect being – which is a perfect example of a thing, with no restriction to kind. It is no virtue

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    The Meaning of Sabbath According to Mark's Gospel ‘Sabbath’ is a Hebrew word meaning rest – The Jewish meaning is ‘Shabbat’. Sabbath is the day of rest in Judaism. It begins at sunset Friday and last until sunset on Sunday. In the Ten Commandments the reason given for the Sabbath being a holy day is that after God had created the world in six days he had rested on the seventh. Jews keep Sabbath as a holy day set aside for God. It is celebrated at home, with a special family meal on Friday

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    Church and Teens

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    We all know the horror stories about being forced to go to church each and ever Sunday, and there are so many teens that see going to church as an inconvenience, but why do we look at it that way? Could it be because we don’t understand the concept? Maybe it’s because we think Sunday is our “sleep day” to catch up on the loss of sleep from the rest of the week. There are a lot of teens that enjoy church because they understand the concept, or because that is the only place they feel that they can

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