Staying Informed is Hard Work

August 2, 2010

I’m constantly fighting discouragement when I try to stay “up” on the latest news and attempt to sift through all the sources to find what is true.  There was a time that mainline news sources were trusted without question.  Perhaps we were deluded even then.  Awareness is a pain, eh? Well, here are some helpful […]

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What Kind of Religion?

August 1, 2010

Heard some great things today from Jim Rigby, the pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Austin.  (Yes, there ARE liberal Presbyterians.)  Here’s just one quote:  “Religion can either wake us up or strengthen the trance. And we kind of have to choose which of those it’s going to be.” Check out the church website: […]

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The Gulf Cleanup and such…

July 31, 2010

I can’t help thinking about The Gulf of Mexico.  I haven’t been there in years, honestly, but I wanted to take my family this summer and get some ocean time.   We could eat at the place where the shrimp are so fresh “you have to slap ’em” .  We could use our boogie boards, […]

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