1:34 pm July 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
I am writing this column on Monday night. I am sick to my stomach after seeing a network TV newscast of a young Palestinian girl lying paralyzed in a hospital in Gaza, the victim of Israeli bombs. I see other children in the hospital. My eyes are tearful. I feel pain in my chest. I finally have to turn away from watching.
1:00 pm July 27, 2014 | No Comment
Crematology is a great new independent cafe on Jalan Suryo, also known as the quiet end of Jalan Senopati. Competing with the abundance of international chains and indie cafes that seem to be popping up every 15 minutes, you would think co-founder Elliot Davernas might be a little guarded, but he’s more into creating an appreciation of independent, locally produced coffee shops.
10:32 am July 27, 2014 | No Comment
The following is a poem from a chapter on ‘“The Wisdom of Elevation and Prophecy in the Word of Jesus” by Ibn ‘Arabi’s Fusus Al-Hikam (translated fro Arabic by Cecilia Twinch): As for the spiritual bringing to life through knowledge, this is luminous, sublime, eternal, divine life about which God said, “Or whoever was dead […]
3:22 pm July 25, 2014 | 3 Comments
So, why is it that my friends who do not happen to observe the Words of Islam do not receive the respect they deserve as they choose to nourish their body during this month of tolerance? Why are they not tolerated for the choices they make?
3:43 pm July 17, 2014 | No Comment
After two straight losses in his most recent outings, former lightweight world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) of Oxnard, California, will make his much awaited ring return against Diego Gabriel Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) of Argentina on August 2, 2014, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Rios fought two major contests in […]
2:51 pm July 15, 2014 | No Comment
Former three division world champion Brian “Hawaiian Punch” Viloria (33-4, 19 KO’s) of Waipahu, Hawaii will return to the ring against Mexico’s Jose Alfredo “Diablito” Zuniga (11-5-1, 5 KO’s) in a 12-round flyweight contest at the Venetian Macau’s Cotai Arena on July 19, 2014 in an event called “Champions of Gold”. A former US Olympian […]
1:50 pm July 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
I bought this particular pair of gold and black Selittoe pointed flats at last weekend’s Click Market. Selittoe’s display had tons of great examples of their feminine, eye-catching work, including flats, flatforms and low heels.
6:55 pm July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment
Each Indonesian has his/her own set of privileges; these privileges will make us appreciate different things. An Indonesian who grew up in Sengkang, South Sulawesi, might appreciate the Bugis culture’s recognition of five genders.
5:32 pm July 10, 2014 | No Comment
The presidential election is undoubtedly the most important event in Indonesia this year. The two presidential candidates — former Army commander Prabowo Subianto and businessman-turned-politician Joko “Jokowi” Widodo — have become the hottest topic in the country. Discussions about them are taking place everywhere: in homes, at work, in schools and in cabs. Singapore-based Internet […]
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