Epiphany falls on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Epiphany, the 12th day after Christmas, celebrates the visit of the three kings or wise men to the Christ Child, signifying the extension of salvation to the Gentiles. The twelfth day after Christmas, and for some denominations signals the conclusion of the twelve days of the Christmas season. Picture is: A preseppe (Nativity scene) featuring the Three Kings in a church in Rome, Italy, in January 2008.
Arthur Jafa; “From very early on at Howard [University], I’d have conversations with Haile [Gerima], Alonzo Crawford and Abiyi Ford. I’d say, ‘What is Black Cinema?’ and they’d say ‘It’s not Hollywood.” And I’d be like, ‘But wait…hold it.’ If Hollywood does narrative, does that mean Black cinema can’t have narrative? If it's in color, does Black Cinema have to be in black and white? It was a binary opposition that wasn’t useful beyond a certain point… Over a period of time, I began thinking…
A Prayer to Saint Mary Magdalene: Saint Mary Magdalene, woman of many sins, who by conversion became the beloved of Jesus, thank you for your witness that Jesus forgives through the miracle of love. You, who already possess eternal happiness in His glorious presence, please intercede for me, so that some day I may share in the same everlasting joy. Amen.
The culinary epiphany that changed James Viles’s life occurred 50 floors up, in a 500-room hotel in Dubai. It was around 2010, and the young chef de cuisine, in charge of an army of chefs cooking with produce flown to the desert from all over the world, was wondering: how far from nature can you get? What does it all mean on the plate? How can we reconnect?
Cesar’s dog training advice: Barking, biting, feeding
Cesar participated in a live chat on Facebook answering dog behavior questions from his fans. Out of the thousands of submitted questions, Cesar answered 15 in the hour-long chat. You may be able to find out helpful tips and advice for yourself as well!