How do Scientologists Raise Kids

With the recent media hype about Suri Cruise I thought I would share a simple post from a blog I follow, the Scientology Parent that should dispel some of the ridiculous concerns and claims I have heard over the past few days. Brian & LeahMy name is Leah, I was born and raised as a Scientologist as my parents were both Scientologists since  a few years before I was born. I grew up in Queens, NY with 2 brothers. I am a trained Scientology counselor, and have personally had a lot of … [Read more...]

Why People Leave… some background about divorce

marriage

With media speculating about what Scientology thinks about divorce, I found an article that made sense to me, and share it here.  It comes from the Scientology HandbookIt is covered in a film on the Scientology website and a free online course called Marriage:  "Whenever people get together and operate as groups, they make agreements, whether actually stated or not, regarding what is right and what is wrong, what is moral and what is immoral—in other words, what will be co … [Read more...]

Happy Juneteenth!

According to the Juneteenth website:"Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free."What is truly shocking, and something I only learned about a few years ago, is that there are actually more slaves today than in the height of the slave … [Read more...]

IPV6

When I log on and see a new Google Doodle I can rarely resist clicking to find out what is the story behind the graphic.  And so it was today--the 79th anniversary of the drive-in movie. Imagine that!June 6, 1933:Hitler was on the rise, In cities across the U.S. and Europe,people were waiting their turn on breadlines for perhaps their only meal that day, And, according to Wikipedia, (can there then be any doubt?), "The first drive-in theater, created by Richard Hollingshead, opened o … [Read more...]

Safeguard and Improve the Environment

According to the New York Times today, "Thirty years after it was signed in Montego Bay, Jamaica, the United Nations treaty that governs the world’s oceans is undergoing one of its periodic resurrections in Congress. A Senate committee on Wednesday summoned three top national security officials to make yet another plea for the agreement, in the face of narrow, but stubborn, opposition." >>The environment is each of our responsibilities, as expressed beautifully in this public service a … [Read more...]

Religious Diversity

Part of the broad picture of cultural diversity is religion: the right to practice one's faith as one sees fit.Two beautiful videos on this theme: … [Read more...]

U.N.Day of Cultural Diversity

Differences in culture are often capitalized to breed distrust.  But the underlying common values we each share bring us together.  Sharing my favorite video about crossing the cultural divide to find love among peoples of different cultures, despite political rhetoric. … [Read more...]

Mothers’ Day Message

John Travolta's Mothers' Day Message to Kelly Preston. So  beautiful it  just had to be shared. … [Read more...]


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