I know what you are thinking, does that title pertain to literally giving up on religion? Nope. "Losing your religion" is an old Southern US expression for losing one's temper. Most people have heard the expression "Losing my religion" from the song by R.E.M and while the song talks more about lost love, it's only… Continue reading When you lose your religion…
So we remember how this past Sunday I wrote a blog saying I admit defeat in my three year fight to get the story of my life as a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas out in the open? Well, I just realized something: The scars run deep. And the weird part? It's not… Continue reading The scars run deep
So today is Mother's Day in America and truth is I never really was a huge fan of this holiday but I have my reasons. It's not that I hate it, I just don't like it too much. It's mostly because of the way it is celebrated. Because of issues in my own life, Mother's… Continue reading Mother’s Day: Why is it such a big deal?
This is a true story: A young woman goes to a church and she joins some activities to find enlightenment and meet like people. She is a likable character who came from a multi faith home (her parents are of two different branches of Christianity) and she is quite intelligent having taught herself a lot… Continue reading What is so wrong with being a smart Christian?
We all remember my previous blog arguing about why one should forgive their bully, right? Well, I have to make a confession: I am having trouble forgiving some of my bullies. My childhood bullies which was the reasoning behind my argument in the previous blog about why people should not blast Matthew Perry for his… Continue reading The struggle of forgiving…
Too often the issue of religion instilling fear comes up. I know this is something I have tackled before but I started thinking of it because of a recent string of events. So as I probably mentioned before, I have taken part in a Bible study at church. It's run by the guys who run… Continue reading What can we learn from fear? Probably nothing.
The Oxford Dictionary defines sin as the following: An immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law. The Bible teaches us that we are all sinners. This is a given as it is written in Romans, however, some in the Christian world would like people to believe that it is sin (theirs or… Continue reading Sin and afflictions: Who’s fault is it when we are physically disabled or sick?