Tag Archives: advice

1minion steals mail – Aunt Dara #1

You can look her up if you feel like it, but I won’t include a link to her original advice column because I’m sure she doesn’t need the hits as much as I do. I’m an atheist, and my intent … Continue reading

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Question of Atheist Scruples – real life edition

An ex reaches out with this suggestion — what would you think of donating sperm? A bit of anonymous backstory — Relationships can be complicated and long lasting, even if the participants aren’t really in each other’s social circles anymore. … Continue reading

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Dear Billy Graham: I tried cocaine

I don’t know about you, but I’ve missed Billy Graham. I’ve been reading his mail for years. I fell off while I wasn’t blogging, but now that I’m back in the swing of things, I thought I should look up … Continue reading

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“Let Jesus lead you to friendships!” — I know how to make friends, thanks.

You’ll never guess who I’m picking on today. Then again, maybe you will. If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know I’m fond of letters written by to Billy Graham because the advice Graham gives isn’t always the most useful … Continue reading

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Billy Graham and the one-sided view of spirituality

Yeah, it’s that (impossible to predict) time again, where I find a letter to Billy Graham and share my thoughts about his so-called advice. DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: Someone loaned me a book that says that if you strongly believe something … Continue reading

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Oh, Billy Graham, how I’ve missed you!

This is not quite a regular occurrence but I love stealing Graham’s mail and responding to the questions from an atheist perspective. Graham’s answers are always so predictable and useless, frankly. Platitudes and preaching to the choir, each and every … Continue reading

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For lack of other ideas, more Billy Graham

This issue (and others like it) is one that probably plagues many families. We did our best to raise our two sons in a loving home, and we always took them to church and urged them to follow Jesus. One … Continue reading

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