Sunday thoughts #29: greed, Jesus and the GOP

Check out this article from Forward Progressives, which I found on one of my favorite blogs, Kissing Fish: Christianity for those who don’t like Christianity. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE Once the greed-driven have acquired and protected, they begin to covet. They are not satisfied with all they have; their eye is on all that theyContinue reading “Sunday thoughts #29: greed, Jesus and the GOP”

Sunday thoughts #24: defend the poor, the environment

When we talk about the environment, about creation, my thoughts turn to the first pages of the Bible, the Book of Genesis, which states that God placed man and woman on earth to cultivate and care for it.  And the question comes to my mind: What does cultivating and caring for the earth mean? AreContinue reading “Sunday thoughts #24: defend the poor, the environment”

Sunday thoughts #23: do good

The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ:  all of us, not just Catholics,Everyone!  “Father, the atheists?”  Even the atheists.  Everyone!  And this Blood makes us children of God of the first class!  We are created children in the likeness of God, and the Blood of Christ hasContinue reading “Sunday thoughts #23: do good”

Sunday thoughts #22: the earth isn’t flat, people are gay – let’s move on.

By Roger Ray, of The Emerging Church Michael Dowd, the author of “Thank God for Evolution” is one of the most internationally distinguished graduates of Evangel University. He and his wife, a science journalist, have made it their life’s work to travel, write and teach about the inevitable connection between spirituality and science. He sometimes makesContinue reading “Sunday thoughts #22: the earth isn’t flat, people are gay – let’s move on.”

Sunday thoughts #19: The difference between being gay and trying to poison your neighbor’s cat

It seems like a step in the right direction when some conservative people say they want to “love the sinner, hate the sin” when it comes to gay people, right? But it gets tricky, and this guy does a beautiful job explaining why. Click HERE!!!

Sunday thoughts #18: perfectionism sucks

Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right,Continue reading “Sunday thoughts #18: perfectionism sucks”