Illustrations about confused
On Christmas Day in 2013, Carmen Lopez of Bothell, Washington sat around the tree with her family to open up presents. Her parents were planning on surprising the teenager with the gift of her dreams.
But when Carmen opened the box, everyone was surprised. Then confused. Then disappointed.
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The Church and the military have a lot in common. Both involve large groups of people. Both have missions. Both exist for the benefit of others. Both require personal sacrifice.
But they also have one very remarkable difference.
Imagine that you’ve just been set free from an oppressive concentration camp. You’ve been ruthlessly worked and have seen friends and loved ones die in the process. How would you react to your freedom?
It’s a safe bet that Viktor Frankl responded differently.
Christianity seems strange to those who stand outside its number, partly because of the bold claims it makes about the most important facets of life. This reality isn’t restricted to our modern era; for almost 2,000 years, Christianity’s claims and practices have been misunderstood.
The misunderstandings begin with what Christianity is even called.
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Omaha Beach was a mess on the morning of June 6, 1944; unspeakable horror was evident everywhere along the deadly stretch of sand. The chaos was so severe that the invasion of Normandy was in jeopardy of failing because the American troops were confused, pinned down by enemy crossfire, and dying by the minute.
Then “Dutch” arrived and changed everything.
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Oshea Israel wasn’t surprised when Laramiun Byrd died; after all, he’d pulled the trigger. Oshea wasn’t surprised when he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the cold-blooded murder.
But what the victim’s mother did when Oshea was finally released from prison did surprise him.
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Across the last decade, FOX’s American Idol has produced some awesome musical talent, like David Cook, and also some hilarious personalities, like William Hung. Without a doubt, American Idol has played a significant role in shaping the culture of our country.
And in 2009, the show produced one of the biggest names in entertainment: Adam Lambert.