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Special three year   anniversary 9-11 edition

Blasi on Board Brings Brightness!

President Bush's inaugural address focuses on freedom, friendship, and faith!

Pop singer Michael Jackson acquitted of all 10 counts!


'Driven', 'Proven' and 'Results Matter' slates sweep SGB election!

Endorsing the fabulous five for Student Government Board (SGB) elections on Nov 17!



Kerry for a weaker America: Running for president, they call him Kerry!

PSelect-cision 2004 asks: "What are issues that are most important to you that you are basing your vote on and why?"

PSelect-cision 2004 asks 40 students, "Which presidential candidate will best lead this country and why?"

Kerry for DRAFT which Bush is against!

Trial advocate Edwards could not defend Kerry against charges!

Who cares for the the 2nd victim!

Republicans are the political party for African-Americans and people of different ethnicities!

Answering, "Voting for neither candidate of a major political party is going to bring us closer to God."


Carnegie Library corrupts the morals of a minor!

SGB and Rainbow Alliance’s view of homosexuality is not held by all!

Juveniles escape of death penalty could influence abortion decisions.

FDA should continue to ban gay sperm and ignore editorials opposing them!


Archives of Daily Devotionals Delivers Dosage!

Christian groups seek to provide haven for incoming students!

Boston Red Sox ace Curt Schilling knows all about spiritual strikeouts!

Vote for the perfect candidate 24-7!


The Pitt News editorial, 'Troop casualties undercounted by 17,000'  makes it sound like......

Rebuttal to Daniel Masny's Feb 03,05 Pitt News column


Pitt  2004 Cheerleading and Dance Team surrounded Schenley Quad with their Squad!

Pitt Cheerleaders and Dance team try to cheer up Panther fans!

"Golf’s New 'Sultan of Swat' Victorious Again"

There’s a New 'Berg' in the ‘Burgh.'

Three Panther fans weather the floods at 6:30 a.m.

Steelers Open Season with Home Victory

Pitt's Track and Field could go the distance!

Pittsburgh Steelers come back with rookie and backup players!

Deja Vu for the Steelers


Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith


"Top 25 reasons given for why students think the original candy cane was made with red and white stripes and was in the shape of a candy cane?"

Top 14 answers to "Love is....."

My Kiss of a Lifetime hopes to be special!

Top 14 responses to 'A Loving friend is........'

In celebration of Valentine's Day, the top 50-26 responses to 'Love is....'

In celebration of Valentine's Day, the top 25-1 responses to 'Love is....'

Top 5 responses given by students to, "What is the most important lesson your mom taught you?"

Acrostic Poem for Mother's Day!


Greek communities can communicate charity and care!

Kappa Kappa Gamma sister Jessica shows her Pitt spirit with her friends!

Newest sisters of Delta Zeta sorority enjoy a meal at Schenley Cafe after their initiation!

Student Government Board member Liz Blasi enjoys a meal at Schenley Cafe with her Chi Omega sisters!


PGSIS 2005 Taste with Haste Cereal Poem

PGSIS Class of 2005 Favorite Cereal Survey Results


Human Resource Management Final Exam Sample Questions II

Human Resource Management Final Exam 45 Sample Questions




Lord Instills Faithfully Emancipation!”

Ramesh C. Reddy

Editors note: The devotionals that appear from this month on will be taken from the summer archives because I want to go over the Gospel of Mark from the beginning.. It is possible they will have updates and will be highlighted in pink.

Quiet Times: (Psalm 25,  Proverbs 25,, and Mark 2:21-22)

"Show me the path where I should go, O Lord; point out the right  road for me to walk. Lead me; teach me; for you are the God who gives me salvation. I have no hope except in you." (Psalm 25:4-5, TLB)

"Don't  be hot-headed and rush to court! You may start something you can't finish and go down before your neighbor in shameful defeat. So discuss the matter with him privately. Don't tell anyone else, lest he accuse you of slander and you can't withdraw what you said." (Proverbs 25:8-10, TLB)

"No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. If he does, the new piece will pull away from the old, making the tear worse. And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. No, he pours new wine into new wineskins." (Mark 2:21-22, NIV)


I asked myself what are the words/phrases repeated in these verses.

  1. Old  (3)

  2. New  (4)

  3. Wine (4)

  4. Wineskins (3)

Yesterday, I learned Jesus speaking about fasting so the people who questioned Jesus regarding the disciples of John and disciples of the Pharisees  could understand why his disciples did things differently.

Today, I see Jesus explaining the disciples’ actions in terms of two examples: cloth and wineskins


I asked myself why those words were repeated!

Usually when words are repeated, there is significance attached to them.

I asked myself what the significance was!

The point that came to my mind was that we cannot mix our old life with our new life. Jesus came to give new life to the people. The disciples of Jesus could understand that but the disciples of John and disciples of Pharisees were still stuck in their old traditions and ways.


I saw important implications for our own lives.

When we come to Jesus, we are given new life in Christ. This however does not mean, we did not have an old life. Our new life in Christ must be mixed with the new things that Christ offers us. However, if we decide to mix our Christian life with the life we used to live when we were not Christians, there would be a bigger mess. Once someone becomes a follower of Christ, people have different expectations of them! If the person goes back to their OLD ways, then they are worst of now than they were before because they tasted the Good News and have decided to go back to their old ways. People will start thinking, he/she is supposed to be a Christian and this is how they are acting. They are supposed to be different and they are not!

Jesus was making a point to the disciples of the Pharisees and disciples of John that his disciples are doing things differently because they have Jesus with them. With Jesus on their side, they are living a new life and it would be disaster to mix the new life with the old life. He was also making the point regarding the act of fasting. Since Jesus was with them they did not have to fast at that moment but a time would come when they would fast. This is exposited more in yesterday's devotional.

I ask you now dear friends, how do you see your life?

Dear friends, your life may seem good or bad to you. Your life may seem the same old life or a new life. I do not know how you see your life. The way you see your life is dependent on what you emphasize to be important in your life. However you have perceived your life to be, I have Good News for you. Yes, I do friend! Jesus is His Name and He wants to give you a life with no shame. No matter where you have been or what you have done, a new life in Christ is available for you! You can have a new life in Christ and allow Him to work in your life. He will make the difference and help you through your life.

Even if you have messed up as a follower of Christ and gone back to your old ways, Jesus still loves you and has His arms open wide for you to come to Him. You are never out of His love; you are never out of His reach. Come to Him as you are.

I know I am excited to have Jesus Christ in my life. There have been times I have messed up badly that would even make me shudder that I call myself a Christian. But you know what, Jesus in His grace and mercy let me know that on my own, I will mess up and go back to my old ways. Instead, I need to constantly put on the new self and crucify the old self with His help as I lean on Him. You can do that too! Do not be discouraged when you mess up for our Lord and Savior is there to forgive us and help us through. Yes, He is friend!

There is now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus for the power of the life giving Spirit has freed us from the law of sin and death! (Romans 8:1)


By Ramesh Reddy

Where is this generation headed,

can we say we know ?

Are we doing what is right,

doing what God wants us to do ?


What happened to the beaver ?

Shame to seem him gone,

gone with the wind,

having all his morals and values

dried up like sun-baked clay.

Now are we battered, bruised, and burned

seeing shows depicting immorality causing restlessness

like pain in the back ?


Are we going to a shrink ?

What good will that do ?

It will only shrink our pockets

as our minds get shrunk

like delicate fabric

in improper washing.


What happens to our sanity

as our anxiety rages

like thundering sea waves ?

We want to know answers,

answers to the questions of life.


Do we end up in our self-world

dreading in despair,

despair that brings us to the edge

like an uncontrolled automobile

about to fall off the edge of a cliff.


We have our own hopeless life to live,

life that seems to end in misery.

Where does our hope come from,

hope that can lead us to a blessed life,

life that brings us perfect peace ?


We can only have true contentment,

contentment in our hearts,

only if we find peace,

peace that will end strife

when we come to know the



Who is this Prince of Peace ??


J esus, the Savior of the world.

E verlasting peace comes from knowing him.

S urely goodness and mercy will follow

U nconditionally all the days of our lives

S trengthening us to do what God wants us to do.


May you know the wonderful new life, Jesus Christ offers you! Amen!

“Lord Instills Faithfully Emancipation!”/How do you see your life?

Dear Jesus, thank you for the new life you offered to the disciples and let the disciples of John and Pharisees see that they were holding on to their old life. Lord, many times it is so easy to go back to the old way of doing things. I know you don’t want that for our life for the thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy but you have come to give life in all its fullness giving us abundant life. Help us to take the abundant life you offer us and to hold on to you. I am so sorry for my sin. Please forgive me of my sin. Come into my heart Jesus and make my heart your home. Thank you Jesus we are never out of your love and out of your reach. So right now Jesus, I ask you to live in me Jesus and I pray that I will live for you and serve you the rest of the days of my life. I want the new life you offer me. Help me Jesus. Thank you for your help. Thank you for dying for our sin and cleansing us with your precious Blood. Wash us and we will be whiter than snow. I thank you Jesus! I acknowledge you as my Lord and Personal Savior. Thank you Jesus for being my Lord and Personal Savior. Thank you for the new life you give us! Thank you for hearing us and answering us Jesus! In Your Name I Pray Jesus! Amen!

If you would like to invite Jesus Christ into your heart and make Him a daily part of your life, you can this very moment. You will never be alone. You can claim God's promises for you in the Bible and see them come true, before your eyes, in His wonderful timing. You don't have to wait for a special time to come to the Lord. You can come right now as you pray this prayer, meaning it in your heart.

Prayer: Dear Jesus, I am a sinner Lord. I am so sorry for my sins. I confess my sins to you. I confess the wrong things I have done and messed up my own life. I need you Lord right now and in the years to come. I have gone my own way and have not found what only you can give me. You alone have the words of Eternal Life. You alone love me unconditionally for who I am. Thank you Jesus! I turn myself to you Oh Lord in this Fall of October 2005. Please forgive me of all my sins and come into my heart.  I accept you Jesus into my heart. Thanks Jesus for coming into my heart. Thanks for forgiving me of all my sins. Thanks for giving me a new identity in you. I acknowledge you as my Lord and Personal Savior as I believe in my heart that you died and came back to life to save me now and forever. I give myself to you and ask you to be in control of my life. Fill me with the Holy Spirit. Thank you Jesus in the coming days we can do things together. Thanks for being my Lord and Personal Savior. Thank you Jesus you have heard my prayer and answered me. Thanks Jesus for changing me and helping me through life's storms and winds. Thank you Father God for Jesus Christ who you sent for us! In Your Name I Pray Jesus! Amen!

Friend, you may feel something or you may not but this you can be assured that the Lord Jesus has come into your life and will give you a new beginning! Amen!

Get yourself involved in a campus Bible study, fellowship, and most of all find a Bible believing church and be involved to grow in your Christian walk with the Lord. They all need to be supplements for your own precious time with the Lord in prayer and meditating on His Word. If you need a Bible, please let me know!

If you need anyone to talk to, pray with, or study the Bible with this Fall of October 2005, you can email me at reddy4hisglory2004@yahoo.com or call me at 412-720-4579.

Love in Christ,

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