• "Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business."
    Tim Robbins

It’s a family tradition?

Today I found out that it’s likely that my child, diagnosed with ADHD, may actually have Asperger’s Syndrome. Those necessary psychoanalytical tests have not begun so there is no diagnosis at this time; but considering how much his behavior is like mine, I would be surprised if the diagnosis is different. The speculation about AS … Continue reading

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Evangelizing a Content Atheist

As much as I chide the evangelizing atheist who’s too anti-religion to realize he’s petitioning for religion more than he’s undermining it, I am concerned about my level of passivity towards those who aren’t Christian. Christianity requires that Christians let others know about Christ and the beliefs so that people have the opportunity to become … Continue reading

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God bless/damn it

When people are trying to clean up their language, they’ll replace “damn” with “bless” when they’re upset about something. For example: “God bless it” replaces “God damn it”. Yet when these people do this, they aren’t reframing their emotions. They aren’t changing their thoughts or their intent. “God bless it” does not mean, “This situation … Continue reading

Sometimes people suck (and other uplifting thoughts)

I’ve been struggling with negativity again as frustrating events cause stress. From Facebook jerks to random vandalism to the expected stress of an ex, the negativity compounds until I can conclude that sometimes people suck. The move from home to home is on-going. We have the old place through the end of November so we’re … Continue reading

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Copy Cat

Have you ever had someone in your life who you wanted to be just like? Maybe you thought they were cooler than cool. Maybe you just wanted to have whatever they had (eg. popularity, love life, wealth, etc.). Whatever your reason, did you find yourself doing the things that they do, dressing like them, maybe … Continue reading

DIAF

Have you ever wished someone was dead? I’ll admit it. I did once or twice. I didn’t mean it, but my emotions were so rough at that moment that my thoughts went that dark. I regret going to that place and am ashamed that I let myself be that way. I know better. I am … Continue reading

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Up!

When you go to the Disney/Pixar website for the movie Up!, you will not find a character listing for the most important character in the story, Ellie. While some of my readers can very easily accept that I would adore a redheaded girl named Ellie from a hillbilly family, my reasons go a lot deeper, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo

Who’s not talking about NaNoWriMo? It’s all that’s on anyone’s blogs for the first week of November. National Novel Writing Month [NaNoWriMo] is the time when anyone with a computer commits themselves to writing a novel in 30 days. This commitment lasts about 15 days tops. That’s okay. They’ll start all over again next November. … Continue reading

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God offers a cup of STFU. No, really.

Let me start off by providing John 3:5-6, 9-12: Likewise the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts … Continue reading

Season of Change

Over the next few weeks, this blog will be moving away from Blogger to Word Press and, in the process of that move, will find its own domain. Since I am in the process of moving my tangible things into another living space over the next few weeks, we can expect that neither moving adventure … Continue reading

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