Davidson!

Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community : NPR

"It gives authenticity to our church," he says. "This is a relatively affluent church, to be honest, and we need to be reminded ourselves that our faith expresses itself in active concern for the marginalized of society."
The sculpture is intended as a visual translation of the passage in the Book of Matthew, in which Jesus tells his disciples, “As you did it to one of the least of my brothers, you did it to me.” Moreover, Buck says, it’s a good Bible lesson for those used to seeing Jesus depicted in traditional religious art as the Christ of glory, enthroned in finery. 

"We believe that that’s the kind of life Jesus had," Buck says. "He was, in essence, a homeless person." 

(photo by John Burnett/NPR via NPR)

Davidson!

Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community : NPR

"It gives authenticity to our church," he says. "This is a relatively affluent church, to be honest, and we need to be reminded ourselves that our faith expresses itself in active concern for the marginalized of society."

The sculpture is intended as a visual translation of the passage in the Book of Matthew, in which Jesus tells his disciples, “As you did it to one of the least of my brothers, you did it to me.” Moreover, Buck says, it’s a good Bible lesson for those used to seeing Jesus depicted in traditional religious art as the Christ of glory, enthroned in finery.

"We believe that that’s the kind of life Jesus had," Buck says. "He was, in essence, a homeless person."

(photo by John Burnett/NPR via NPR)

Derrick Gordon, UMass basketball player, becomes first openly gay NCAA Division I player - ESPN


“I just didn’t want to hide anymore, in any way,” Gordon told ESPN. “I didn’t want to have to lie or sneak. I’ve been waiting and watching for the last few months, wondering when a Division I player would come out, and finally I just said, ‘Why not me?’” 



(photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images via ESPN)

Derrick Gordon, UMass basketball player, becomes first openly gay NCAA Division I player - ESPN

“I just didn’t want to hide anymore, in any way,” Gordon told ESPN. “I didn’t want to have to lie or sneak. I’ve been waiting and watching for the last few months, wondering when a Division I player would come out, and finally I just said, ‘Why not me?’”
(photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images via ESPN)
A once-in-20-years kind of student, and once-in-a-lifetime kind of friend. We’ll miss you, Matt.
Family, community mourn UHH student | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The death of a 26-year-old University of Hawaii at Hilo student in a traffic crash has family, friends and faculty in shock, wondering what might have been.
Matthew S. Therrien was described as a “once in 20 years kind of student” by Kenith Simmons, a professor of English and performing arts at UHH. Simmons said that Therrien, who would have graduated May 17, will be awarded his English degree posthumously.

A once-in-20-years kind of student, and once-in-a-lifetime kind of friend. We’ll miss you, Matt.

Family, community mourn UHH student | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The death of a 26-year-old University of Hawaii at Hilo student in a traffic crash has family, friends and faculty in shock, wondering what might have been.

Matthew S. Therrien was described as a “once in 20 years kind of student” by Kenith Simmons, a professor of English and performing arts at UHH. Simmons said that Therrien, who would have graduated May 17, will be awarded his English degree posthumously.

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Song Of The Day: Whatever Wednesday (3/12/14)

Song: My Baby feat. Grynch

Artist: Hi-Life Soundsystem

Album: Hi-Life Soundsystem

Even though this is a bit of a throwback you can’t go wrong with Hi-Life and a little bit of Grynch thrown in. This classic off their self-titled album never fails to put me in a good mood. Pick up the album here

"…painted pretty as Durant’s free throw…"