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Chapter Ten

Sin, Mercy, and Accountability

 This chapter gets down to the basics of sin, forgiveness, and accountability.  Before I reveal the parable dealing with these topics, I will set some groundwork by helping define an understanding of sin. 2,255 more words

Christianity

Guilty Reads: Chick Lit

I got into chick lit fairly early on in life. I had already read my way through as many teen lit books I could get my hands onto, and being a restless dreamy sixteen year old, I decided to venture into the more mature so as to fulfill my numerous fantasies. 1,331 more words

Life

State Department Leaked Talking Points: Read Them Here

“This report tells a story of which no American is proud.”
Unnamed, Presumably Now Mortified, US State Department Employee

Indeed, the faceless employee was referring to the story of the CIA’s systematic use of torture to interrogate prisoners, but he could well be referring to his own story today.

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News

Reading The New Yorker

The New Yorker folks have been sharing some love with its readers recently, particularly so if you do enjoy reading longer pieces like myself. This summer, the American weekly magazine will overhaul the design of its online site, meanwhile temporarily removing its paywall. 337 more words

Personal

What it's like to have a fetish

Someone I know was kind of curious about how this whole fetish thing works.  So let’s talk about this.  Let’s talk about how it operates in my life, what it feels like, and how I think someone with a fetish differs a bit from someone who doesn’t have one. 1,841 more words

Herself

We have nothing to fear but . . .

The end of the world!  Chaos in the streets!  Total anarchy!  Sharks falling from the sky!  And all of this because I made a typo. 323 more words

Currently...

Listening to the Crash My Party album by Luke Bryan. I know–I like country music? PHWOOOAR!

Life