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Wonder

Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Morning of the Resurrection, 1882

Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Morning of the Resurrection, 1882

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Grief

Oswaldo Guayasamín, La Pieta de Avignon, 20th century (after Quarton)

Oswaldo Guayasamín, La Pieta de Avignon, 20th century, Ecuador (after Quarton)

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Salvador Dali - Crucifixion Corpus Hypercubus, 1954

Salvador Dali – Crucifixion Corpus Hypercubus, 1954

Matthias Grünewald - Isenheim Altarpiece (detail), 1512-1516

Matthias Grünewald – Isenheim Altarpiece (detail), 1512-1516

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But, why?

My Jewish friends will get the joke.

Chag Pesach Sameach to all.

Rhymes with Orange - passover

Cartoon credit: http://rhymeswithorange.com/

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felicidad

The United Nations has designated today, March 20th, International Day of Happiness.

BBC Mundo, the Spanish-edition BBC online, polled its readers about the sources of their happiness. The results, in blog-style fashion above starting with largest size words, are:

Family, God, Love, Life, Peace, Health; and then a rough tie for Safety, Balance, Fullness, Awakeness, Routine; and then on from there.

What makes you happy?

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/noticias/2013/03/130320_acciones_dia_internacional_felicidad_am.shtml

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Black smoke rising from the Sistine Chapel. The cardinals haven’t made up their minds, or maybe they can’t operate a wood stove.

Here is another method of choosing, more to our own traditions and times. That’s a comment on our traditions and times, by the way. The Catholics know what they’re doing.

General warning about this video: Don’t be drinking milk or any other beverage while watching.

And watch it past the credits to question #4 and more relevance to our times.

Credit: Lutheran Satire, whose motto is “Teach the faith by making fun of stuff.”

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