Tag Archives: religion

Everyone Likes Strawberries

  It is the end of the year. It is December. Close to Christmas and my son’s 13th birthday. There are so many things to be done and I continue to mostly not do any of them. I find my … Continue reading

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Churched Up

These days I go to church. I am a church goer. It is an unexpected thing that happened to me. It was something that I would have scoffed at. But turning fifty, it is not for the weak and I … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Something

Our son is on spring break this week. And I am embracing the selfishness of the week. I do not have to worry about frantic calls from school requesting I bring some forgotten item. I did not go food shopping … Continue reading

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The Calling

Hawaii legislators recently passed a bill supporting marriage equality for same sex couples. The Governor signed the measure almost immediately after it was passed. I was supporting from the outskirts, I watched hours and hours of testimony and dragged my … Continue reading

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Losing my Religion

Religion in my house growing up went by the wayside once my parents got divorced. My dad is Catholic and my mom Protestant but not practicing. So while the marriage lasted, my dad tried to raise a couple of good … Continue reading

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Blessed Be

I am not a religious person. Before my parents divorced, my dad, a Catholic, made sure that I was receiving all the appropriate religious training. I went to religion class and was confirmed. My mom tried to continue the Catholicism … Continue reading

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A Little Jesus in My Life

Tonight we took my son to orientation for his week-long, half-day bible camp which starts tomorrow. Now, anyone who knows me might find that statement shocking, inconceivable and unbelievable. An explanatory note. The church is the Lutheran church that my … Continue reading

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