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Thoughts on religion, politics, life and death. And other banned topics.

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  • Pegged

    I think every human being experiences some tension between wanting to belong and wanting to be seen as a unique individual. In recent years that tension has become increasingly politicized. I grew up in a family devoted to Christ. Some of my earliest memories are of church, and they were overwhelmingly positive. I enjoyed the […]

  • How to Treat Others

    We use “judge” in two different ways. On the one hand, we use it to mean “condemn” or “criticize.” For example, when one of your friends says they don’t want your judgment, this is the meaning they have in mind. On the other hand, we use it to mean “evaluate” or “interpret.” If someone tells […]

  • Green Hair

    My daughter has green hair. It is not the pale, pastel green you sometimes see on unicorns or fairy princesses. It is the deep, rich, vibrant green of tree leaves in high summer when the chlorophyll is at its peak. It is a very green green with the merest hint of blue in it. It […]