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MrsRoper

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MrsRoper last won the day on July 3 2012

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    irreverent, irreligious, but happily not irregular

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  • Still have any Gods? If so, who or what?
    howard stern, frank lloyd wright, wegmans

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  1. For me it was my first year in seminary. We were translating a passage in Thessalonians that I had always been taught was about the rapture. I raised my hand and said, "The word rapture doesn't exist in this passage." And my prof just casually said, "No, no it doesn't," and totally moved the conversation on.
  2. God on you! Your father deserved to be defended, and these irrational pricks need to,stop blaming people because the answers they are so confident in don't work. Of course, that would mean engaging with reality and starting a new career.
  3. Don't let yourself be bullied or shamed. This email is abusive. Recognize it for what it is and delete all their fwds in the future.
  4. Thanks for posting this, I downloaded it to my kindle last night. I think it's very helpful. I actually follow Lisa Kerr on twitter @mycultlife - she's quite the personality.
  5. Having trouble explaining why "Everything happens for a reason," is a logical fallacy. What a Monday.

    1. TheBluegrassSkeptic

      TheBluegrassSkeptic

      Well everything does happen for a reason...not necessarily intelligent design though. Cause and effect rules everything imo...even indirectly.

       

  6. You don't need a "good" Christian man. Most of them are completely lame. You need a guileless and extraordinary heathen. Don't put so much pressure on yourself, you are smart and insightful. You don't have to figure out everything right now, enjoy the journey. Have faith in yourself and your ability to make choices that respect your values, not your parents. That's integrity.
  7. But, but....they're Three In One like the triple point of H2O. The Holy Spirit is like mysterious water vapor, surrounding us with Love! And Jesus is the Water of Life! And the Father is One Frozen, Cold SOB! Yeah, more like: Jesus is the idol we worship, the Holy Spirit is the agent of our magical thinking, and God is the unknown monster we're afraid of.
  8. The Trinity paid for and brought to you by the Nicene Creed & John Calvin.
  9. This is a great story. It made me smile. Real friends will love you no matter what, but it's wonderful you have an ally.
  10. Look at how lame Jesus is in that picture, the devil would totally kick his ass.
  11. I need to figure out how to lose this insomnia.

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    2. MrsRoper

      MrsRoper

      Okay, I will look into it. I was thinking tylenol pm may help.

    3. Akheia

      Akheia

      Valerian root is supposed to be good for that; I've tried valerian tea and it is relaxing, but valerian can taste like ass so proceed with care. :) Less hippie-ish, Theraflu PM knocks my bitch ass out every time. I hope the insomnia will abate soon.

    4. nivek

      nivek

      Maker's Mark in several ounce slurps.. After third or so you may wake up face down on floor, however will have slept through it.. ;) "Soooo I've been told" :)

  12. That's such a great question I wondered that myself. I think in my life it was probably 50/50. It was enough to keep me closeted. What I am learning now is to be confident about my choice and how I came there, and to not care so much how other people react. I can't control their response. I can only control mine.
  13. Where do you see that, aside from what is highlighted when you click "View New Content" on ex-christian.net? When I view new content my mind plays tricks on me and that's how I read it.
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