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It takes a lot of faith to deny what can’t be seen

I’m watching my phone update 23 of my apps. It’s fascinating. One after another the updates are downloaded and the apps are changed. I stare at it. How does this happen, I ask… Continue reading

The village is coming for your children

I find it ironic that those who are the most passionate about certain “rights” and freedoms…to marry someone of the same-sex, determine your own gender, take the life of your child in the… Continue reading

Irritation, anger, and WJSS*

I’m sitting here in my favorite coffee shop feeling irritated about supposed scones. I used to really enjoy getting my small black coffee with a delicious and dense triangular scone but they’ve ditched… Continue reading

My thoughts are not your thoughts

What does a man do when his newborn is about to undergo delicate heart surgery and he’s helpless to ensure her survival? If he knows God he will likely pray and he may… Continue reading

I’ll give you $5 not to pray for me

CNN reported this week on a recent study intended to determine “The value of thoughts and prayers.” Citing the “heated debate in the US about the value of thoughts and prayers in the… Continue reading

Why should we #neverforget?

Why should we never forget September 11, 2001? As people posted, tweeted, or reported on the anniversary of that awful day, “never forget” was hash- or otherwise tagged to nearly every remembrance. But… Continue reading

If God exists, Dorian doesn’t

If God exists, Dorian doesn’t. Period. It’s that simple to many atheists and others skeptical of the notion that an all-loving, all-powerful God would permit great suffering. With each new natural disaster or… Continue reading

Don’t add stupid to guilty

How can anyone do such a thing? Have they no common human decency? What is the matter with people? The more I read the news, both current and past, the more attractive living… Continue reading

What I’ve learned from jigsaw puzzles

I love doing jigsaw puzzles. Of late, there’s almost never a day when I’m not working on one. It’s an obsession escape for me.I love the satisfaction when I find the right piece… Continue reading

The love of a child

I have four grown children whom I love dearly…and I’m pretty sure they love me back. I also have four little children who I’ll never see again and whom I miss dearly. They… Continue reading

This is war

“Pro-choice is pro-abortion is pro-death.” – Me For the past ten weeks, over almost 30 posts, I have been describing and addressing the arguments for the permissibility of abortion as presented in philosopher… Continue reading

Is God pro-choice?

In social media debates on abortion it’s pretty much standard procedure for the abortion advocate to play the “religion card.” – ‘You only oppose abortion because it’s against your religion, and you shouldn’t… Continue reading

Inconvenient, in the way, insufferably demanding children

If caring for a young child infringes on a woman’s ability to do what she wants with her body, is she justified in taking the child’s life? Think before you answer. For many,… Continue reading

Unplugging the violinist

“Imagine if…”    “Suppose that…”    “What would you do if…” I think it’s cool that there are experiments you can do while seeming to do nothing at all. While you’re just sitting… Continue reading

Statistically speaking, it’s a poor argument

Life is a risky business. Tomorrow you could walk out the door, trip on the steps and crack your skull, and end up in a coma for months, or in a casket within… Continue reading