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The Anti-Christian Stance Of Mitt Romney

April 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment · politics, spirituality & religion

I seldom write about presidential candidates, but today I just have to.  “It’s an excellent piece of work” is what leading Republican candidate Mitt Romney has said of a proposed national budget that gives substantial tax cuts to the rich as it slashes health care and food stamps for tens of millions of low income [...]


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Um, You’re Thinking Of Jesus

September 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments · spirituality & religion

I found this via Tess Giles Marshall, one of my favorite web writers. Courtesy of Americans Against The Tea Party. Modern Christians tend to forget that Jesus was a radical champion of the poor, and spent much of his time working to heal them.


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Easter, The Earth And The Great Turning

April 12th, 2009 · No Comments · home & garden, nature, spirituality & religion

It’s Easter morning! And warmish out! My pear trees and blueberry bushes are blossoming, our baby chicks are growing into leggy adolescents, and I’ll soon walk over to choir practice at Tabor Heights Methodist, where we’ll rehearse  — with trumpet players! -  for the Easter service. It’s all so climactic.  . . . diamond-cut, really. [...]


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Confession: I Love Church

February 3rd, 2008 · 7 Comments · spirituality & religion, sustainability

Most of us have a closeted part of ourselves, a part we don’t readily reveal. For some, it is sexual orientation, or political beliefs. But for me, it is the fact that I love church and love to worship God there, with others.

Why am I shy about this, when I am not known for shyness in general? There’s more than one reason, but just one I can tackle before I


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