Category Archives: Criticism

‘Gay Christian’ is not an oxymoron

  *I wish I could relate to you just how long it has taken me to get to this place, how much “chipping away” at sin and hardheartedness God had to do to bring me here. When I first became … Continue reading

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I’m a liar

God held a big fat mirror up to me a few weeks ago (man, I hate it when He does that… I love it when He does that!) and revealed to me the ugly truth:  I am a liar. Often, … Continue reading

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Feathers in the Wind

There is an old Jewish proverb that tells of a man who went around slandering his Rabbi to all of his townspeople.  One day, realizing that what he was doing was wrong, he went to the Rabbi’s house and begged … Continue reading

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Not just words

Not long ago, I witnessed a beautiful exchange on facebook.  Two women were having a disagreement about something and the way my friend handled the argument was beautiful.  Kind and full of grace, she managed to present her opinion without … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought – A Folk Tale About Worlds

A traveler came upon an old farmer hoeing in his field beside the road. Eager to rest his feet, the wanderer hailed the countryman, who seemed happy enough to straighten his back and talk for a moment. “What sort of … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Comparison

. “You need to watch your sister, she’s better at it than you.” I watched my daughters face fall and instantly regretted my words. I tried to make up for it, explaining that she wasn’t bad, and gave examples of … Continue reading

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Saying (doing) what we SHOULD

It didn’t take me long to realize that in all the venting I did in Thursday’s blog post, I spent a lot of time talking about what shouldn’t be done, as opposed to what should be.  That really isn’t the … Continue reading

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