Someone sent me a link to the (no longer airing) television show Psychic Kids the other day.
My son, the person contends, might be like these kids. Not socially maladjusted, probably, and not with these abilities, but he's got a special something. He's not like most kids. Check this show out.
I'd never watched it. I had a feeling it would just rile me up, and I was right. I felt dirty watching it. It really seems to border on child abuse. These smart, sensitive, fascinating kids were getting all the wrong messages; their parents were getting all the wrong messages; and no one was being helped. The kids want validation, guidance, understanding; and they can't get it except through exploitation and fakery....more
What do you see, when you reflect on the Word of God?The Dead Church A new Pastor in a small Oklahoma town spent the first four days making personal visits to each of the members, inviting them to come to his first services....more
Do we get it NOW????!!! Drugs KILL, they KILL, that's what they do, they don't make us happy they are NO fun, they just fucking KILL, even the people who struggle to break their influence. THEY KILL. And this amazing human being is done. Thank God she shared her voice with us for enough years that we will never be able to forget her. In my opinion her voice will NEVER be topped. It was the epitome of God given genius and in her prime there was no match for her....more
"You're beautiful." That's what they say.In a valiant effort to counteract the negative effects of today's beauty standards, feminists, self-esteem gurus, and countless women's blogs tell us how beautiful we are, no matter what.Um - don't take this the wrong way - but - I disagree....more
How did I do with week one of my 59 pound goal? Well... the answer is, I did KIND OF AWESOME.I lost <b>4 pounds</b> this week.Which means that I now want to lose 55 pounds in the next 37 weeks.I'm really interested in the topic of health. I used to be a junky. I used to be black rimmed eyes and torn hems. It used to not matter when I died.
Two years ago, I had a slight moment of fame. I was driving to work (yeah, I used to work!) and on my 45-minute commute, I heard the morning DJ ask a question. "If you could either be America's Next Top Model or a Nobel Prize winner, which would you pick?" I was astounded at how many women called to say they'd rather be a model. Really? Then I turned it in on myself, musing as I waited at one of the many red lights, listening to a bad local commercial since the station had gone to break. ...more
I’m fat and ugly. How many times have you heard a beautiful woman say that this week? How many times have you said it this week? How many of the women who said it really are fat? And why does everyone seem to think that fat and ugly are mutually exclusive?...more
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