Tagged: religion

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nouveau water: it can fix anything!

I realize that the Washington Post Express is a free daily paper, so it really must rely on ads for upkeep, but seeing a full-page ad like this makes me hope that someone there at least felt a little bad...

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music: Vicar, Tart… or Both?

Darling, being gay is the best excuse you’ll ever have not to be boring! —Absolutely Fabulous, “Gay” A quote from Edina upon finding out that her son Serge is not only gay, but as “dishwater dull” as her daughter Saffron....

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wtf: “Open Carry” service for gun owners

So many things are going through my head after hearing this, but I will simply present it without comment. WLKY: Pastor Asks Congregation To Bring Guns To Church A pastor in Louisville wants his congregation and anyone else in the...

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video: our many understandings

I had a lot to do yesterday, so I didn’t turn on the web stream of the We Are One concert until near when it was finished because I knew I’d be glued to the couch. I did not realize...

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work: Repent and Live

I have mentioned before that I’m like management poison? Hmm, yes I have, sort of. Our team used to be huge, then it shrank right around the time that the contract was going through layoffs, so it was a “good”...

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religion: check your diploma’s fine print

To be honest, it would be impossible to say that there’s no way he saw this one coming. Chad Hardy–creator of the Men on a Mission Calendar, featuring former Mormon missionaries posing bare-chested–has had his diploma held by Brigham Young...

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religion: Only 8?!

I’ve seen this ad in Express for the past few weeks, and it always gives me a bit of pause, but I usually only see it on my commute, so it easily slips out of my mind. This ad was...

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The (economic) power of prayer?

I wrote about Pray At The Pump about a month ago, and now they’re claiming victory. They believe their prayers have actually caused the price of gas to drop: “We were down in Huntsville, Alabama. We finished praying,” Mr Twyman...

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news: balance of insanity?

Sometimes I can understand why some people don’t read or watch the news because it’s too depressing. It really can build up at times and make you wonder what the hell is wrong with the world. Mostly it just makes...

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Area Man Discovers Glimmer of Awareness

Good ol’ Jonesville Church of God. It looks like Pastor Roger Byrd realized that just maybe people might take some offense to linking a presidential candidates last name to that of a terrorist’s first name. Especially as a religiously endorsed...

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God Loves, Man Misinterprets

When I tell people where my parents live, I am quick to tell them, “That’s not where we’re from.” My parents live just outside Greenville, SC, not an area known for its progressiveness. They’re about 50 miles from Jonesville, SC...

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Let me see that THRONG…

I can definitely say that I had a religious experience this morning. The trains were packed with regular commuters and all the Catholics there was very little space on the car and no personal space to be had at all....

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Who is it that wears Prada, now?

I snagged the above AP Photo from Wonkette, Popemania: George & Laura & Jenna Bush Say Hi To Pope! I looked at this picture and the only thing that came to mind was the Pope givin’ shout-outs to all his...