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Burqas in the Bible?

The following comment was a Facebook status observation by my friend Elizabeth Dahl Kingery, blogger at Unravel, a couple of weeks ago. Do you think this is fair?  Is there any truth in it?  How do you understand this commandment? In my humble opinion, there are two issues here.  The first is of Jesus’s demanding […]

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Do You Hate Your Family?

I know.  I’m asking some tough questions.  Are you still with me? Jesus says in Luke 14:26: ‎”If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.” Do you hate your family? […]

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God Hates Amputees?

OK, this has been bothering me for a while, so I’m going to bring it to your attention. Jesus’s promise in the New Testament (Mark 11:24): “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”  There are numerous promises such as these. Either […]

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Killing Ants

From Haiku Mind: 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness & Open Your Heart by Patricia Donegan. Donegan assesses this in light of the topic of honesty. How can you be honest with yourself today?  Gently, slowly, so that you won’t break into a thousand pieces? [Post image: Spring work by xvost on stock.xchng]

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Truth-Telling

Have you seen The Help yet?  Marvelous.  It’s one of the first times in my reading and movie-going experience I thought the book (The Help by Kathryn Stockett) and movie were both superb.  Yes, I know they’ve received quite a lot of criticism, but I think the critics have been focusing on all the wrong things. […]

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