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Hello, World!

Six months ago I wrote a post about losing my faith in God.  That post took me seven years to be able to write.  And although I had intended on it being just part of my reentry into blogging I found … Continue reading

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Losing Faith

I was twenty one when I realized I no longer believed in God. It was the summer between my junior and senior year of college.  I was living in a tiny, hot one room apartment with my fiance.  I remember … Continue reading

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March for Life, Maybe, But Not Truth

Today is the March for Life, a mostly religiously impelled protest against abortion (and occasionally on various kinds of euthanasia) in D.C..  In honor of all the women and men who are hurt by the false-witness and libel that this … Continue reading

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Slouching Towards Hell

Both sects of Christianity I was part of believed in a literal hell.  I did too, for a while.  But I always had a hard time imagining actual people in the fiery pits.  Hitler, yes, and maybe the villains from … Continue reading

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Oh, You Brassy Hussy – Part 2

Let’s get back to dismantling the misconceptions and false dichotomies of “The Cult of the Orgasm”.  You can read part one here.  I highly recommend reading both the original article on Her.meneutics and my first post before moving on to … Continue reading

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Tyndale and Treason

The publishing company, Tyndale, has recently won a reprieve from the federal mandate requiring all employers offering health insurance to offer contraception coverage as well.  You can read a good discussion of Tyndale’s legal argument here. Tyndale’s basic argument is … Continue reading

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Still Looking for a Church…Maybe?

Three years ago I formally left both the Catholic and the Presbyterian Churches.  I sent letters to both churches where I had been a member and asked to be removed from their rolls.  In modern parlance, I hit “unsubscribe”.  I … Continue reading

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Magic – Part 2

As a child I had delusions of self-sufficiency.  I could build a home or weaves my clothes from blades of grass, set up imaginary stores of goods for an imaginary winter, or repurpose the everyday items of home into survival … Continue reading

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Magic – Part 1

I’m like Popeye.  I am what I am.  I suppose that also makes me like God, the I am.  I can’t change my beliefs or my broken symbology.  I can’t change my past.  I can move forward.  In fact, I … Continue reading

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A New Interpretation of Old Experiences

One of the things you will notice, if you ever have the strange experience of losing a set of deeply held beliefs, is that, at some point, you realize your old experiences are still valid.  When they stopped meaning what … Continue reading

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