Tag Archive: Saul

Dec 30

December 30: The Vatican Recognizes Israel

A common theme in anti-Semitism: a Jew holding the world in his hands

It came about 50 years too late for the Holocaust. So… if God is right today, and Jews are not “reviled of God,” was he wrong in the Dark Age, when faith was stronger?

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Nov 23

November 23: Blaise Pascal’s Conversion

Blaise Pascal

The evening of his “definite conversion” (November 23)… was the occasion of what Pascal remembered as a two-hour mystical vision, but what might just have been a misinterpretation of the aura and shimmering lights that occasionally precede a migraine headache. Some of the common triggers for migraines are being tired, stressed or depressed and the let-down after a stressful event — like nearly falling off a bridge.

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