Are Catholicism and Islam Both "Worlds Without (Strong) Women"?

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd says the struggles women face in places like Saudi Arabia mirror the inadequacies of the Roman Catholic church she describes as, "an inbred and wealthy men’s club cloistered behind walls and disdaining modernity,” that has, “remained part of an autocratic society that repressed women and ignored their progress in the secular world.” ...more

Baptisms and Zombies

  Mr. Jackson getting graham cracker goo cleaned off by Mom....more

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Monthly Goal Recap: February = FAIL!

Remember this post where I discussed all of the things I wanted to work on this year? And how I said I'd let you all know how I did each month. Well, let's just say that I hope you like me for my charm and wit and not my ability to follow through with something, because February was a pretty unsuccessful month in the goal department. In my defense (or as an excuse. Whatever.), Little Ricky was sick TWICE!...more

What's Wrong With Church Dress Codes?

Are dress codes at church offensive? We have them at schools, at work, even at clubs, but the House of God for some is a torn jeans and and splattered shirt free-for-all. ...more

Purpose-Driven Pastor Rick Warren Asks for $900k Bailout

Purpose-Driven Pastor Rick Warren’s message to parishioners this New Year’s Eve: bailout the church....more

For once a question about god and his ways was answered to me!

  So all my life I have been told to shut up and believe when ever I asked a question that even related to god and his ways, and I have had religion shoved down my throat my whole life. One reason I quit believing for the longest time....more

A Time to Dance?

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Comeback: Meeting Singles in Church

Nowadays, singles looking for love are trying online dating, introductions through family and friends, the gym, work, airports and even their doctor’s waiting room.  People are constantly looking for creative ways to meet that special someone. ...more

Adults Behaving Badly

Is it Ok to excuse an adult for behavior you would punish your kids for?  This is a question I am pondering because I encountered a very very rude adult at church.  While I was complaining about the behavior, two of her friends came to her defense.  I was told that she is one of the nicest, kind hearted people I would ever come in contact with.  They said she would do anything she can for you.  She ju ...more