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Yes, We Need Feminism

After watching the latest Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, berate and aggressively question female Senators, I was appalled that no male Senator rebuked him about his reactions, his sneering demeanor or the condescending tone of his comments. That is why … Continue reading

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Musings on the News

Hello out there.  I haven’t written much lately, and I will admit it is because the news has been overwhelming. You have probably noticed that countless people are upset. And rightly so. One reaction is that the public seems to … Continue reading

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Touching the Divine or Living by Chance

Many religions have been founded on the teachings of individuals viewed as holy beings. Buddha and Jesus reached a state of enlightenment so pure that they changed everyone they met. Yet, most of us only find enlightenment in brief glimpses … Continue reading

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Religion, Morals, and Kindness

What does Christianity have to do with kindness? Continue reading

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Gorsuch: Conservative is Not the Word I Would Use

When Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court, he stated that he had picked him as someone who would be a conservative similar to former Justice Antonin Scalia. Scalia was considered a proponent of originalism. Unfortunately, that is … Continue reading

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In Honor of Imbolc: Brighid from the Past

Brighid has also been known as Brigit, Lady Bride, Bridget, Brighde, Ffraid, Breda, Bree, Breeshey, Brigdu, Brigantia, and Braganca. Long ago, the culture we now call the Celts worshiped this goddess. In fact, history records the worship of her as … Continue reading

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The Limitlessness of the Divine

Desmond Tutu published a book called God Is Not a Christian: And Other Provocations. In that, he argued that we should have “our notion of God deepened and expanded.” He also stated: “Our God would be too small if he … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Sacred

If you and I walked into a public place and asked each individual there to define sacred,  we would get a different answer from every person. Yes, sacred does means many different things. On a simple level, sacred is often … Continue reading

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Becoming Human (a Rant)

Today I am frustrated. I’ve heard too many whining hypocrites and unfounded emotional diatribes.  I’ve listened to dueling newscasters and politicians, read facebook posts and heard angry rants on the radio. I’m sick of rich people who think they are … Continue reading

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All Gods are Not the Same

Today, someone on facebook posted a lovely photograph with a sweet refrain that ended with “all gods are one god.”  Now, I like this person and the picture was charming, but really, I am tired of reading that “all gods … Continue reading

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