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The Biggest Thing To Come Out Of Apple…

…And it’s not IOS8 or Yosemite. It’s Tim Cook. Apple’s Tim Cook has publicly come out as gay, saying he is proud and considers it “among the greatest gifts God has given me.” Writing in Businessweek, the chief executive said that while he has never denied his sexuality, he hadn’t ...

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The shift of the Catholic Church on Gay Issues

Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis’ famous “Who am I to judge?” position has filtered down to bishops debating family issues at a Vatican meeting this week. There is no discussion that church doctrine on homosexuality ...

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F**K LIFE. BE HAPPY

A very good friend of mine and ardent follower of MyMindSnaps recently wrote a piece, stringing together a number of profound truths, which I absolutely had to share. Regrettably, he doesn’t wish to be named. However, the message this write-up bears is what’s important. Read below and may it all ...

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THE TRUE CHRISTIAN QUESTIONNAIRE

So you think you are a Christian? If yes, I dare you to take this test. It will only work if your answers are HONEST. And you say you are a Christian, so you should be honest (that’s the first test). Now pick one option for each question and add ...

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Mirror (The Unintentional Tribute To Robin Williams)

The following is written by a friend, fondly known as Tony Doe. And the tribute to the recently deceased Hollywood star, Robin Williams, is a song, one quite hauntingly beautiful. The link to download is available below, after the write-up. Do have a read, and then, have a listen. * ...

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An Open Letter | A Song Of Healing

I don’t get why people infected with or identified as carriers of the Ebola virus are fleeing, evading the healthcare authority and breaking out from quarantine. I don’t get it. I don’t get the logic behind such heinousness. I don’t get the urge behind distancing oneself from the healthcare authority ...

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Life’s Fruit Basket

Previously published by Chiedozie Dike on www.dkstan28390.wordpress.com Life’s plain crazy sometimes. There are so many things to be mad about, even more to be thankful for and so many times you are just confused which one to be. Every other time, you are just exhausted. But then there’s always that ...

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Joanne Harris Warns Aspiring Authors That J.K. Rowling’s Success Is Rare

Dreaming of writing novels on a sun drench beach somewhere? Considering the champagne-filled press tours and book signings around the globe? Thinking you can hob-knob with Hollywood’s rich and famous as your book is adapted into a hit film franchise? Think again! Author Joanne Harris has warned that writing professionally ...

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ARISE, O COMPATRIOTS

In 1946, when Herbert Macaulay lay dying, he said, “When the new generation comes, tell them that for their tomorrow we gave our today. Just as my moustache and bow tie are parallel and inseparable so should the unity between the north and the south be.” Not so long ago, ...

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Writerly Thinz: Words Of The Day

This is sort of a re-post. The following are snippets of Chimamanda Adichie’s words from the Stylist Magazine session, where she confirmed that Lupita Nyong’o had purchased film rights to her novel, Americanah. And they are quotes I supposed would be useful to one or two writers. Yes, yes, I ...

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