That's the name of a documentary we watched the other night on Netflix. It was about the way the Bible has been used against gay people, but really, it was about Biblical literalism.I don't really get Biblical literalism. How otherwise smart people believe that something written so many years ago, . . .
Faith is a funny thing.I have friends who walk through serious life trials and tribulations with the utmost faith that everything will be ok.And it usually is.It's astonishing, actually. Every time I see it in action.Then there's me. The skeptic. Always thinking the worst. Feeling like thinking . . .
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We're not born with self confidence. It comes with life experience. And some find it earlier than others.M. remembers me as that young woman who lacked confidence, and when we first got back together, he'd say things that were clearly meant to build my belief in myself.It threw me, because if . . .
I was surprised to learn that the term "new age" holds horror for traditional Christians. Visions of mystics and the occult. This seems to me another one of those ways that manipulative right-wing ministers misinterpret things so as to control their flocks.For shame.In reality, the concept of new . . .
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How can you struggle with faith? M asked me the other day. You either have it or you don't. Yes, of course. But sometimes, you want it, you really want it, but you have that iota of doubt. You want the empirical evidence. You NEED the empirical evidence. Because you DON'T have faith.I see his . . .
Kitchen duties have always been something I’ve had to cram in (or avoid) between time-consuming career responsibilities, travel and necessary down time. I had a very high tolerance for a sinkful of dirty dishes.Until now.I am, for all practical purposes, a housewife. For the very first time. And . . .
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt . . .
Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. ~Francesca ReiglerThe antidote for fifty enemies is one friend. ~AristotleIf you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary... - Jim RohnStart with . . .