Intolerance is the single greatest problem I think we face in religion. Intolerance rears its head when Christians preach that Jesus is the only way Home, and anyone whose follows a different path is condemned to hell. Intolerance rears up …

Intolerance and Modern Spirituality: Interfaith Outreach Read more »

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I’m confused and frightened by evil.  I’ve seen it at close quarters.  I grew up around it.  I’ve lost people I loved to it.  And yet, I still don’t understand evil, and to combat it, I think we must first …

Defining Evil: Insanity, Hatred and Demons Read more »

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It’s low-lying fruit, and everyone else is wailing away at it like little kids swatting at a stuffed piñata, but I’m going to jump into the latest misogynistic controversy involving Missouri Rep. Todd Akin.  The Republican nominee for the U.S. …

Confusing Science and Politics: What is Legitimate Rape? Read more »

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I looked up when I heard the angry tone.  I searched the faces in the crowded classroom. Who was she talking to?  Why are they staring at me? The more she said, the more they stared at me.  Like a …

Unmarked Gay Graves: Persecution and Death by Hatred Read more »

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I don’t talk or write much about religion because it confuses me.  I am not an atheist or an agnostic.  I am not a Catholic or a Methodist.  I am not a Baptist or a Buddhist.  But I do believe …

Questioning Faith Read more »

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What if Santa is a woman?  What if the idiotic Elf on the Shelf is a girl named Julie instead of a boy named Jack?  What if Mary Magdalene was the 13th Apostle?  Sigh, I apologize for this last question, …

Questioning Santa, the Elf on the Shelf and God Read more »

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