Category Archives: Religion

Separation of Church and State

Just a couple of quick opinions here. If you accept governmental funds, you are subject to governmental oversight and rules. No exceptions. This goes for parochial schools and religious-run businesses and hospitals. If you are a house of religion and … Continue reading

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Promising one thing during the campaign, but doing the opposite after election

I found an article talking about Mitt Romney performing seriously extreme acts in the name of his faith. Later he made serious promises when on the campaign trail for Governor, but completely reversed those stances after election, even cutting short … Continue reading

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It makes my soul soar!

Chorus Austin’s Austin Civic Chorus is working on Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil. We will be performing it twice, on October 20 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church at 8 p.m. and on October 21st at St. Martin’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at 4 … Continue reading

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God has many faces

God has many faces. That is my belief. While I call myself Christian, and choose to worship God through that framework, I believe my friends of other faiths are worshiping the same God. If you’ve never had the chance to … Continue reading

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When women are blamed for being attacked.

I came across an article in CNN. A social media post was released by the Shanghai, China, metro showing a scantily-clad woman saying that women dressed this way invite sexual harassment and should expect it. The warning came after there … Continue reading

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Destroying another religion’s sacred relics

Every religion has done it. Except maybe the Romans who just incorporated every god they came across into their own pantheon. They even had a shrine to the “unknown god” which was an empty niche. The Christians were not originally … Continue reading

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Atheist converts to Catholicism

I leave you this article about an atheist converting to Catholicism with no comment.  You are free to make up your own mind about its meaning. Internal jukebox: soundtrack music from The Glades, which I was just watching.

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Daniel in Captivity

It’s been a busy week.  I’ve been a “tribe leader” at Vacation Bible School.  It’s been a lot of fun and a lot of work.  I’m quite tired and the songs we’ve been teaching the children are going through my … Continue reading

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More Lions

Today was the first day of Vacation Bible School at church.  I was asked to choose a Tribe.  Benjamin was already taken.  What was left was Zebulon, Dan, and Judah.  I took Judah, of course!  Our banner has a nice … Continue reading

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Lightning v. FSM

Here’s my wicked humor again. I was driving to church this morning and noticed the beautiful artwork on the tailgate of the black pickup truck ahead of me. It was a lot of spidery threads of silver lightning limned in … Continue reading

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