Forgiving Dr. Mengele

I watched a movie recently called Forgiving Dr. Mengele. For those of you who don’t know, Dr. Mengele was a sadistic Nazi who experimented on twins, during the Holocaust. The movie starred Eva Kor; a survivor of Dr. Mengele’s experiments. Her twin sister wasn’t as lucky, and died from complications due to Dr. Mengele’s experimentation.…

Purity, sex and buttons

A while back I was talking to a friend of mine, we’ll call her Taylor, and the subject of our future wedding nights came up. She was saying how she wanted a wedding dress with lots of buttons down the back. She had always had two romantic notions about her wedding night; one that she…

How NOT to be cool 101

Top ways to be uncool: 1. Brushing teeth is for cool people, avoid this 2. Every time a person asks a question, don’t answer it, enforce a group hug instead. 3. Find a ‘cool’ person and imitate everything they do exactly (i.e. if they say “I want to go swimming.” repeat it in a super…

Just friends?

I was at a party one night and different people were performing on stage. I can still remember the room was dark and I was sitting on a couch next to my friend when two guys strolled onto the stage. The shorter one had chestnut hair, green eyes, and a contagiously flashy smile. The way…

Light of the world

{This is the first post by new contributor Yael Galiley. Yael is a student from New York, who is great at drawing and serving food, and should not be allowed drinks that contain caffeine. Enjoy what she has to share – Pete} So as Christians, we’re supposed to be the light of the world, “‘You…