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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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ANY Man and ANY Woman Are All You Need For a Happy Marriage

Not only do some people think that only men and women can have valid, happy, successful marriage, but that really, truly the only thing that matters is the gender of the partners.  For real.  You don’t need to have shared history … Continue reading

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Whatever You Did For the Least of These…

I was trolling around the internet tonight looking for something crazy and offensive to write about because my milder post ideas seemed lame and tired.  I think I’m just feeling lame and tired because even when I found really* juicy** … Continue reading

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Pray for the Johns Day, or, Turns Out There Are People I Will Send to Hell

I heard a radio spot today for Pray for the Johns Day.  The radio spot talked about the terrible facts of sex trafficking here in the U.S., an industry that preys on very young women, children actually, and how this … Continue reading

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School Prayer is Allowed. Bullying is Not.

I was super excited when The West Wing became available to stream on Netflix.  As any good Democrat would, I love the show.  I would vote for Bartlett any day.  Wouldn’t you?  I watched the show when it originally aired, … 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

Way back in June the blog Her.meneutics (part of Christianity Today) ran an article titled, The Cult of the Orgasm and written by Anna Broadway.  You should go read it because it will help explain how blitheringly angry it has made me. … 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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