Category Archives: Family Matters

Nostalgia is a Helluva Drug

I don’t often frequent Freethought Blogs; the traffic there doesn’t seem quite as consistent as it is with Patheos. Then a couple of weeks ago, I found this. Welcome to me, staring at the screen and trying not to freak out. … Continue reading

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God as the Bystander

I found this while reading another piece on Love Joy Feminism. Now, the original piece I clicked has a lot of things that need to be unpacked. Those can wait for another day/post. But the second link that I found really got under my skin, … Continue reading

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All of My Contempt. ALL OF IT.

I found this diamond of a turd via Dispatches From the Culture Wars. It’s a helluva doozy and that is putting it mildly: Iowa just gave parents reproductive control over their unmarried daughters. Seriously. 7. A cause of action for injunctive relief to … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I’m Not Okay

I admit it: some days, I’m not okay. There are days when I see that I’ve missed a call, only to discover it’s from my breast specialist and my heart falls to the floor. Or it’s from the scheduling area … Continue reading

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Truth and Fiction

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus I found this while I was on Facebook not terribly long ago; it happens to be a guide to surviving the Grand … Continue reading

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Free Agency

I found this blog post late last week. It’s a sobering read and difficult at times but it is a good one. There are a lot of points that Captain Cassidy made that resonated with me but one in particular really caught … Continue reading

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Things Like This Make Me Want to Quit the World

I found this via Friendly Athiest. Yes, it is just as bad as you think: this child was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of three. Rather than finding the boy a competent doctor, his parents left his care in God’s hands. At … Continue reading

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