This seems to be appearing more in the news. People of Faith claiming they don’t need to follow the rules, any rules, since they follow “higher laws.” In schools, courtrooms, public squares, sporting events. . . Is this trivial? NFL Muslim Player penalized for praying after touchdown Double standard! Religious Freedom! People get SO upset. […]Read More Do Rules Apply for Religion?
from Upworthy, this video by an Evangelical Scientist (yes, they exist), is quite good: Climate Change Evangelist (Katherine Hayhoe) Kind of underlines what I often say: Does it really matter what the BELIEFS are, as long as people can Work Together to find Common Solutions?Read More Climate Change Evangelist
or is it: Faith as a Sign of Doubt? (see Julia Baird’s NYT article) This article, and some of the comments, leave me. . .with less doubt about faith. Faith seems to often lead to Doubt, quite naturally. Doubting the world as we see it, know it, experience it. Doubting education, science and investigation into […]Read More Doubt as a Sign of Faith
And it all comes down to (or UP to). . .Appreciation (not so bad, is it?) Me and the UniverseRead More Our Secular Universe
As the Seasons Change, the Cycle continues. A favorite time of year returns. A Short Selection of Shots from Autumns Past. . .Read More Images of Autumn
Whenever Pious Preachers claim their “authority” to stand between their God and the Rest of Us. . .things get ugly: Priest keeps the Body and Blood from Gay Members of the Church In Montana, a gay couple who have been together for more than three decades have been told that they’re no longer really welcome […]Read More Banned from the Body of Christ
Cheerleaders for God are all over our world. So that means. . .We all get to hear their Prayers! These Cheerleaders at a High School in Tennessee have rallied their town of Christians (there are apparently No Other Faiths and No Unbelievers around). Now the Pre-Game Show is the Prayer Circle, brought to YOU by: […]Read More Praying to Be Seen