Category Archives: God faith and theology

Far too many things are going on in the country right now. The media is stretched thin, I am sure. That said, I was disappointed that they spent as much time as they did (too much, really) on the National … Continue reading

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The music of darkness and light.

As I have said a lot in the past two years, I am no longer sure what I believe in. Given that, it’s hard, this time of year, to be confronted with the evangelical exuberance of Nativities, of mangers and … Continue reading

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Comfort.

I do not know where I fit, religion-wise. I feel sometimes I have walked so long in the darkness that God has stopped looking for me. (Note to my more faith-filled friends: please don’t tell me how wrong I am. I … Continue reading

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The sword cuts both ways.

Pope John Paul II decried “cafeteria Catholicism,” being in the Church while not accepting some of its decreed tenets. He was right. Even though I was raised Roman Catholic, I am not now and will not be in the Church … Continue reading

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No, you’re not a martyr to your faith.

People scream about the First Amendment a lot. Usually they claim that their right to free speech is being violated, just because they are boycotted or face demands that they be fired or criticized for making offensive statements on the … Continue reading

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A good deed done, as far as I am concerned.

The paper cup did it. I saw the preacher as I crossed the street on the square in front of the train station in Old Sacramento.  I could hardly have missed him: a crowd ringed the square as he yelled … Continue reading

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Religious tolerance for me but not for thee.

Support for religion only exists for fundamentalist Conservative Christian believers, it seems. Last month, Operation Save America  terrorists activists surrounded and invaded a Unitarian Universalist Church in Louisiana. They screamed at the congregants that they were hell-bound baby killers. It’s … Continue reading

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