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Actually, I want to be religious ... very, very religious

People like to proclaim they aren’t religious. Like these folks:

I’m spiritual, but I’m not religious. This person might like the idea of being spiritual but they don’t want the trappings of religion, all those rules and having to subscribe to a set of beliefs. 335 more words

How Is It Possible That Poverty Still Exists? - (Sunday Scripture)

How is it possible given the following commands from the Lord that poverty still exists in this world?

James 1:27
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.

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A Life of Justice, the Gospel, and Detroit

Photograph: Rebecca Cook/Reuters/Corbis

Every time we visit Detroit, we come back with stories to tell. It’s not just the abandoned, broken down, post-apocalyptic feel you can get traveling through some parts of the city, with its overabundance of overgrown, long-since-left-behind structures. 836 more words


Dear Future Adoptive Parents

Dear Future Adoptive Parents,

Hello.  I’m not sure what to say except that I hope you want me as bad as I want you.  I need you to need me.   1,362 more words


Why foster?

How many times have I been asked this?  A lot.  I’m guessing most foster parents get asked this.  But as a single, childless, thirty something professional, I also get – “oh, can you not have any of your own?” To which I usually reply, “don’t know, never tried.” And then I have to refrain from asking them (usually a complete stranger) a really personal question out of spite.   455 more words

A Puzzle Fundraiser

Here it is, our first official fundraiser!

The Puzzle Fundraiser:

Every person who donates to our adoption becomes a part of our story; a piece of our puzzle. 197 more words