Tag Archives: christianity

reviewing holy terror

Mel White has written a compelling book — one that should give us all nightmares.  He writes to expose the long-term goals of the fundamentalist christian religious right, seeing part of the same evil story that Jeff Sharlet tells in … Continue reading

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peddling, er winning, salvation

Please work out your own salvation without needing MY fear and trembling! It just occurred to me that one of things I find troubling about the christian religion — or at least some streams of it — is that so … Continue reading

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lovely blogs ~ part 2.2

After a brief delay — for a nourishing visit with family and some amazing time on the water —  I’m back with the rest of my lovely blog assignment!  (See here for the introduction of the One Lovely Blog award, … Continue reading

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meta ego

Everyone has an ego. People do.  I do, you do. Perhaps organizations do too.  Corporations, and unions. Maybe even religious denominations! I’m no psychologist, but I know about the practice of recognizing and letting go of one’s ego-impulse that insists … Continue reading

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wild goose

I’ll be camping in a few weeks, at glorious Shakori Hills in North Carolina.  To my surprise, we haven’t camped since last year’s inaugural Wild Goose Festival.  How did a whole year go by with camping plans remaining only in … Continue reading

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. out.

Yesterday, for some reason (bored?), I found myself looking at my former church’s website, and I learned a few things that made me go “ouch.”  I learned that a friend of mine has joined their staff.  I also learned that … Continue reading

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i choose love

Some things that have been percolating on the back burner of my mind and heart have bubbled over recently. Questions. Ponderings… How do I separate my understanding of/belief in Jesus from my understanding of/experience with Christians and Christianity? So much … Continue reading

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