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Thanksgiving, saying grace, and “dominion” over other lives

November 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Today is Thanksgiving in America. From what I read, this holiday is also celebrated in a secular manner, though it has its roots in religious and cultural traditions. I think this aspect of our traditions is beautiful and valuable. Similarly I have wondered about the benefits of the tradition of “saying grace” at every mealtime. […]

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So you think you want to try Christianity? – by RLP

December 1st, 2008 · 58 Comments

The next post I’m writing will quite possibly turn into a series. I need to let some of the words and ideas mature in my head, maybe rewrite it once or twice. So I’m leaving you with this for the time being. Real Live Preacher wrote a post a couple of weeks ago, titled So […]

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Abusing the Story of Job

June 30th, 2008 · 90 Comments

This post is nearly 9000 words, my apologies. Writing for many world-views at once takes words. I wrote it for myself firstly, but if you have the time and patience, I believe you will find it to be of interest, no matter your persuasion. I can try to distill it into shorter pieces later, but […]

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What Would Jesus Do?

November 6th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Do you know what Jesus would not be doing? He would not be asking “What Would Jesus Do?” As soon as you ask yourself that question, you are already not doing what Jesus would do. I’m not saying that it is a bad thing or a good thing, I’m just pointing out something I find […]

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