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Roses and Thorns

It’s Mother’s Day. As you all know, I’ve had problems with this day for years; it’s been a problem for me since I was young. But I’m not the only one who has a problem with this day: Libby Anne … Continue reading

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The Same Old Story

As it was said by the judge yesterday, “You’re not a victim.” It’s the very first thing that well-meaning friends will say. It’s often been said by those in law enforcement as well. I should know; it’s been said to … Continue reading

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God as the Bystander Redux

So, there’s a follow-up to that terrible advice that Douglas gave to Gabrielle. It’s bad, really bad. So prepare yourselves, we’re goin’ in!

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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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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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