So I will admit it...I don't relate to a lot of my family. Maybe a few on my dad's side and I will talk to whomever on my mom's side that wants to talk to me but that's about it. This has weighed heavily on my mind lately because it seems the only time I… Continue reading Why I don’t relate to family: More confessions of the ex-Catholic
Author's note: This is all OPINION so do not get bent out of shape. For more articles related to my beef with Catholic Daughters of the Americas, check out the categories & tags on them. Thank you. As promised in the previous blog, the article about my final showdown with the bane of my existence,… Continue reading Marie vs. Catholic Daughters of the Americas: The Final Showdown?
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?
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.
So maybe I should write this one because it's obvious I may have offended some in the past. I apologize if I did and I apologize in advance if you are offended by this blog. I do not intend to offend but to share my stories to help others. This spring will be three years… Continue reading Life as an ex-Catholic: Three years on
I recently subscribed to this really cool YouTube channel called The Candid Confessional. It is run by a 20-something Florida State student named Brighton and she really does tell you like it is about things in her life. Well, Brighton has several videos on Greek Life in college and that always struck my curiosity because… Continue reading Yes, sororities DO exist in religion!
I loathe that my first blog of 2016 has to be one that's blasting the Roman Catholics for the actions of one of their clergy but I saw the article and I couldn't help but write this blog. So what article? On the religious and spiritual site, Patheos, a blogger reported that Archbishop Braulio Rodriguez of… Continue reading And once again, I rant about the Roman Catholics (sorry)