Religion

I’m Right Here!

September 12, 2011

“I’m right here!!” That’s what I wanted to say to my son as I saw him anxiously scanning the crowd to see if anyone was there to support him. It was earlier today, and I had gone to my kids’ school for a 9/11 Memorial program. My daughter saw me instantly as her class walked […]

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What is Guilt?

December 5, 2010

What is guilt? Who the hell knows?!?! Now, some might say that guilt is God’s way of letting you know you’ve done something wrong. And they’ve even gone so far as to claim that one should alter their lifestyle because of guilt. But I am not sure I am buying any of that. Here’s why: […]

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The Church Lady

December 22, 2009

Nothing beats Dana Carvey as the Church Lady!! And man, I miss Phil Hartman.

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Parenting

October 13, 2009

Have you ever noticed how often the concept of “parenting” is reduced to a two-step process of Identification and Coercion? Step 1: Identification of the child’s desired goal or object (i.e. a trip to Disneyland, A new toy, etc). Step 2: Constantly threatening to deprive the child of the Item in Step 1 if the […]

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Just a Thought

July 25, 2009

When I was growing up, I had always been taught that “the natural man is an enemy to God.” Does this mean that Michael Jackson was a prophet? I mean, I don’t think there was much left of Jacko that was “natural” by the time he died. Who knows? Come to think of it, the […]

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