“When you pursue something that is more important than the crowd, you end up leading the crowd.” – Dr Myles Munroe
Sir Lanka, Glad Tidings Tour December 2014, talk 2.
Israel and the Palestinian factions, including Gaza’s Hamas movement, have accepted an Egyptian proposal to cease fire from 0500 GMT on August 5 for at least three days. Osama Hamdan, a senior Hamas leader, and Mark Regev, a spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, confirmed the deal to Al Jazeera, with officials from each side pledging to commit to the truce and warning the other against violating it.
Five years ago, veteran cooking writer Mark Bittman didn’t want to discuss policy. But these days it’s impossible to talk about food without bumping into healthcare, regulation, labor and the environment. So for the past several years, Bittman has been exploring these issues as a columnist for the New York Times. He spoke with Vox’s Ezra Klein about what he’s learned.