Tag Archives: health

“Get hungry for God!” — sounds like a new diet regime

Alas, not the case. It’s just another born-again celebrity claiming Jesus has healed everything she thought was wrong with her so that means Jesus can heal you, too. One size fits all salvation. The celeb in question is Danniella Westbrook, … Continue reading

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Pray out the weigh?

The New York Times reports on churches in the Mississippi Delta where diet instructions are served along side the day’s gospel teachings. Out with the high calorie church lunch traditions, in with the fruit baskets. Several churches are following in … Continue reading

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So, I’ve started weight lifting..

And by start, I mean I bought a pair of five pound weights and have already discovered just how feeble my arm muscles are. Is there a level below beginner? That’s where I am. A decade of doing little more … Continue reading

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Faith: just another placebo in the “treatment” arsenal

New York Daily News is reporting on a British doctor who supposedly told a patient that prayers to Jesus would fix things. A British doctor is in danger of losing his job because he prescribed Jesus to a patient. Dr. … Continue reading

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“He is never late, His timing is always perfect”

Makes God sound a bit like Gandalf: A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to. The title is a direct quote from a press release and has little to do … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 5th

Saskatoon Freethinkers (aka CFI-Saskatoon) will be supporting the National Day of Reason on Thursday instead. Our group has decided to repeat last year’s blood drive which will help our group meet our pledge as a Partner for Life. This means … Continue reading

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Pole dancing for Jesus just seems seedy

Back in 2007, mojoey was “What the hell”ing over an article he’d found about Christian women at a spa who’d started a pole dancing exercise group and today I come across another such story. “God gives us these bodies, and … Continue reading

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I got bored at the meeting last night, actually

And left early. Maybe I was at the wrong table. As a never married woman with no kids, I find it hard to generate interest in discussion about husbands, future husbands, in-laws, ex-in-laws, children, children with allergies, children who aren’t … Continue reading

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With hope “All things are possible.” — when it comes to sick kids, not quite

An Ontario couple is embroiled in a dilemma over the future of their 13 month old son – he doesn’t have one. Joseph Maraachli suffers from the same neurodegenerative disease that laid waste to his sister eight years earlier and … Continue reading

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To Dial-Up Land I go again

To Dial-Up Land I go again To family not seen. As usual my posts shall be, then, Few and far between. Still, I’ll write a little when there is time or inclination. Only one or up to ten — depends … Continue reading

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