In the Bible, we see Jesus using a parable or story to explain a lot of his teachings. I was trying to come up with a blog idea today and I saw a memory on the "On this day" feature of Facebook that made me think and it did raise up a great point on… Continue reading Ego and religion: No, you can’t have both.
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…
Writer's note: If you haven't read it before, please go check out my first blog about being a tattooed Christian. It might help you follow along with this. I wasn't intending on doing a blog about being an inked Christian but something happened a couple days ago that made me want to do this blog.… Continue reading Confessions of an “Inked” Christian Part II: When you are judged for your ink.
I know what you're thinking...that title is a misprint but truth is, it is not. We talk about "holy wars" a lot but in modern times, it's usually someone talking about how radical Islamics are killing and maiming people because of their religious beliefs or how the Jewish & Palestinian people are always fighting and… Continue reading The holy war within Christianity
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
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?
Monday was a normal day for me. I was in the kitchen finishing up dinner and my dad had on the CBS Evening News while he played Mahjong on his laptop. Mom was just talking on the phone with a friend and I was finishing up dinner thinking nothing could go wrong. I was wrong.… Continue reading Why kill the innocent?! My thoughts on Manchester.