Tag Archives: religion

Look what I got! A new book!

Rather, a new old one (printed in 1983 – that’s old now, sadly). Someone left it in the staff room at work, likely returned with actual library material and perhaps a faint hope in the heart of the original owner … Continue reading

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1minion invites God in – resting in God’s arms

Comfort, O comfort my people… Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. Isaiah 40:1-2 From the Washington Post: Despite no real pressure from the Israeli government nor unanimous clamoring in Washington for the move, Trump threw decades of long-standing U.S. policy up in … Continue reading

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1minion invites God in – God our Rock

Where were we? Finally getting around to another post in my series tagged “inviting god in”, and pg 29 of Joyce Rupp’s book. Trust in the Lord forever for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock. Isaiah 26:4 … Continue reading

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Trump doesn’t understand Jesus?

I avoid politics in here generally but, via Newsweek, apparently Trump’s tweets about Christ’s paternity raised more than a few eyebrows lately… “According to the bible, GOD was the father of Jesus. Faux Christian Trump who does not attend church!” … Continue reading

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A Minion’s Tale – a reread of Handmaid’s Tale

Met up with the banned book club to discuss this book Thursday night. Largely positive thoughts about the storytelling approach presented, but let me see what all I remember — a theme within the book by Margaret Atwood that we … Continue reading

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Anecdotal evidence is only evidence of anecdotes

“Thousands of miracles” reads part of the CBC headline: Oleskiw opened a prayer centre in her home in 2007, but the origins of that effort date from many years before that. In 1976, Oleskiw was a journeyman carpenter — the … Continue reading

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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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Today’s Found on Facebook – the Vati”can”

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Today’s found on Facebook – Matthew McConaughey’s thoughts on religion

He has a new movie out (Free State of Jones) where he plays Newton Knight, a Confederate soldier who rebelled against the Confederacy. The Daily Beast provides this quote from the actor talking about the film and explaining what he … Continue reading

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Swiss tunnel opening ceremony deemed “satanic”: features guy dressed as goat

You should be listening to No Such Thing as a Fish and watching No Such Such Thing as the News, the QI Elves’ foray into television. I just learned a very interesting fact in a recent episode. Gotthard Base Tunnel … Continue reading

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