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“The rise of police officer suicides” (the police units are getting tenser by the minute), “the number of middle school dropouts are on the rise (the alarms sounding off in the systems of education), “a mental patient attacked a pedestrian on the roads” (the Department of Health and Safety on high alert)…………as the media passed these sorts of topics, I would usually show up, using the status of a mental health professional. 1,185 more words

Experiences Of Life

Zacchaeus and his City

The French thinker René Girard has argued that since the dawn of humanity, we have tended to solve social tensions through persecuting a victim who absorbs these tensions and suffers for them. 1,184 more words


Boiling point.

There are no war crimes
when you’re the judge and jury
executing your master plans
with insufficient scrutiny

Who is asking the questions
while you cut off our rights? 265 more words


Pride and Prejudice: A Close Look at a Core Commitment

Sermon on Luke 18:9-14 for October 23, 2016, Pentecost +23 C

Luke 18:9-14
also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector.

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On the generational warfare front...

If the following was written about most groups, it would be considered some kind of incitement. Which it is.

” —- said…

Old people are committing White genocide.

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Dear Abby

Thought for the day:

If every relationship you have ever had throughout thousands of years of history has ultimately resulted in your being rejected, oft even hated, then you should perhaps consider looking in the mirror instead of blaming everybody else. 79 more words


The Spirit of the Lord is Freedom

This blog is about freedom from narcissism and religious abuse. Today I am going to write about the deep sadness in my heart over the church I grew up in and the growing threat to religious liberty. 1,574 more words