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Releasing of Oaths

He found it was too constraining
The cassock, it fit way too tight
It strangled him night after night
The constant battle was draining
He wondered if he’d made a mistake… 68 more words


Oath: Against the Darkness

Know you, that the black plate represents the material:  A flat, meaningless shadow.

Upon this black plate is placed a red chalice; the mind that defines and gives substance to reality. 81 more words


"Pick An Amendment - ANY Amendment!"

“Nothing up my sleeve – PRESTO!” – Bullwinkle

“Wrong hat!” – Rocky

“I wear a seven and a half.” – Bullwinkle

FBI Director James B. Comey made some kind of pronouncement a couple of weeks ago, regarding your rights and mine.  94 more words


Oaths: An insult to the profession?!

As I have been researching the role of ethics in the field of Instructional Design and Technology, I was prompted to look up the Hippocratic Oath.   242 more words

Jephthah's Rash Vow

Jephthah made a rash vow.

In the heat of battle Jephthah asked God to help him win a battle against his enemies, the Ammonites.  As a thank you gift, Jephthah promised to sacrifice the first person who came out the door to welcome him after the battle. 356 more words

Life In General

One Nation Under God

What I have to say here may be perceived with surprise, but I hope you’ll hear me out.

There are some thoughts from another direction, other than the usual atheistic anti-God perspective concerning this phrase “one nation under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. 577 more words


One Little Jewish Radical

Contrary to popular belief, George Washington did not utter “So help me God” when taking his oath of office as President of the United States in 1789.  1,636 more words

Progressive Christianity