ODB: Family Trademarks

ODB: Family Trademarks

The Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland, are known for their beautiful sweaters. Patterns are woven into the fabric using sheep’s wool to craft the garments. Many of them relate to the culture and folklore of these small islands, but some are more personal. Each family on the islands has its own trademark pattern, which is so distinctive that if a fisherman were to drown it is said that

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A Freak Like Me

A Freak Like Me

By Melvin Wong, Germany   Do you care about how others view you? I do. Sometimes I see Christians proclaiming on the street about God’s greatness, but nobody pays attention. And even if they do, the attention given is more negative than positive. They are mocking the person, thinking that he is a Jesus freak. […]