The Right to Marriage and Family:

In honor of the International Day of Families, May 15,  a video illustrating Article 16 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which reads: (1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution. (2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the… Read more

Message of International Day of Families 2012

In his message for the United Nations  International Day of Families, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged all to “renew our pledge to promote work/family balance for the benefit of families and society at large.” That balance can be a difficult challenge, beautifully illustrated by a public service announcement produced by the Church of Scientology on the precept  of The Way to Happiness, “Be Worthy of Trust.”   Read more

For Mothers’ Day: Kelly Preston – Video Interview on Motherhood, Love, Hope, and Family

Kelly Preston on The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet from Kelly Preston on Vimeo. Kelly’s interview with Amanda de Cadenet on Lifetime’s The Conversation. Original air date May 10, 2012. This interview, originally airing on 10 May, is a tear-jerker. Kelly Preston tells of her immense love of her kids, and her love of being a mother, and how her friends, family, andScientology auditing helped her recover from the loss of her son, and move on whole-heartedly to being a mother once… Read more

Church of Scientology Twin Cities Featured in Minnesota Architecture Magazine

This month’s issue of Minnesota Architecture Magazine uses the Church of Scientology of  Twin Cities in  St Paul, Minnesota as an example of the creative use of tile in design. The dedication of the Church took place Saturday October 22, 2011. The Church stands at 505 Wabasha Street and was formerly home to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The acquisition of the 82,000-square-foot facility in the heart of St. Paul. It is now the largest Scientology facility in the American Midwest… Read more

Mothers’ Day Message

John Travolta’s Mothers’ Day Message to Kelly Preston. So  beautiful it  just had to be shared. Read more

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual: Psychiatry’s Deadliest Scam

There was excellent coverage this week on the problem with the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual and the proposed revision, known as DSM V, following a protest at the APA convention in Philadelphia. As described by the Philly Post: This weekend, there’s going to be an Occupy day of protest and rallies in Philadelphia—but not by Occupy Philly. On Saturday, activists will come from all over the country for Occupy the APA, a peaceful day of action to protest the new edition of… Read more

Scientology in Stonnington

Bernie Lowenstein of Melbourne, Australia is one of the Scientologists featured on the Scientology Video Channel.  The section, titled “Meet a Scientologist” is one of the most popular sections of the website.  He was featured in a local newspapter, the Stonnington Leader.  Lowenstein , raised Catholic,  grew up with a Jewish father and Catholic mother and the article describes how he first learned about Scientology and became a Scientologist. “Struggling with his father’s death and a broken engagement, Mr Lowenstein found… Read more

May 9th–the Anniversary of Dianetics

One of the holidays of the Scientology religion is  May 9th, the day ins 1950 when the first book of Scientology and Dianetics, Dianetics: the Modern Science f Mental Health, was published in 1950. It signifies the birth of the movement. It is still the book recommended for most people to begin their studies of the subject. L. Ron Hubbard discovered the single source of nightmares, unreasonable fears, upsets, insecurities and psychosomatic illness—the reactive mind. In  Dianetics: The Modern Science of… Read more

Protesting the Drugging of Our Children

Don’t you dare drug my daughter.  If there’s something that should have been abundantly clear by now, it’s the fact that I’m 100% opposed to the practice of labeling and subsequent psychotropic drugging of children.     At its core, it is the world’s most-effective marketing sham, and too many parents fall for it. The American Psychiatric Association held their annual marketing pitch to “doctors” in Philadelphia this year, and my family lent their voices to the many up there that came to… Read more

In Honor of Cinco de Mayo

To me, Cinco de Mayo has always represented the right to live free.  So I thought I’d post a video that expresses that concept far better than I could blog about it. Read more