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Image by Getty Images via Daylife I haven’t been thrilled with the way people on both sides of the aisle have talked about Palin and her family but let me see if I can articulate why some of us on the left(ish) side (well, me anyway) are a bit confused and even angry. The religious right [...]
Weblog » Emergent Village » Not Voting as Violence the original post is good, the conversation is good (for the most part)…love it. I don’t care if you agree or disagree but if you’re white, you’re a person of power and you’d be wise to at least listen with an open mind to what this [...]
Image via Wikipedia As demonstrated by my recent post on embracing the world as it is, there are different ways to live into the tension of our sin sick state. This is how Richard Rohr looks at it Greatness emerges when, above all else, people are confident. When we believe—together—that life is good, God is good and [...]
What’s Wrong With the World? Not a Damn Thing | Zen Habits But there is an alternative, and I’m not saying it’s better. It’s the world-view I try to have: instead of having an ideal, stop looking for perfection. Accept the world as it is, and love it for what it is. Accept people as they [...]
I’m getting a bit perturbed by all the whining going on about gas prices. The same people who don’t want the government involved in Health Care want the government to intervene so that they can continue poisoning the air and not have to pay so much. Our consumption got us here, the worst thing that [...]
(Chorus) Wade in the water. Wade in the water, children. Wade in the water. God’s gonna trouble the water. ~ Black American Slave Traditional (I don’t think it has an “author” but please correct me if I’m wrong) I wrote awhile back about the changes that are afoot in all domains of [...]
My girls definitely have their own sense of style. Take Aliyah for example, playing in the rain yesterday. Note the floral top with the differently patterned floral skirt (that is too big) with the tights and “wizard of oz” red sparkly shoes all under the yellow polka dot rain coat. That is some serious fashion [...]
I have been taking my girls to vacation bible school this week (using the same curriculum that my husband sells, the songs of which I have already heard WAY TOO MANY TIMES). I didn’t think they’d let Aliyah participate or if they did if she’d be willing to stay but she’s been having a blast. [...]