Category Archives: religion

What a year it’s been

Everyone else seems to have a year-end list or wrap up or summary, so why not me? I usually don’t spend much time dwelling on a year gone by, and I never make New Year’s resolutions. But somehow this past … Continue reading

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WWJD?

As I’ve pointed out before on this blog I grew up in a conservative Utah Mormon family. Most of my siblings are still quite conservative. We generally get along, though I have no doubt that a couple of them, at … Continue reading

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Tickled Pink

I’m tickled pink (heh, heh) at the news from Albany, NY this morning, that last night the New York state legislature has approve a law allowing gay marriage, and that the law has been signed by the governor. This is … Continue reading

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Swatting at Mosque-itoes

I didn’t intend this to be a political blog, but sometimes I just need to vent. The controversy of the week is whether a group of Muslims should be allowed to build a community center, which will include a mosque, … Continue reading

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I couldn’t be more ashamed

Last week’s overturning of California’s Proposition 8 by Federal Judge Vaughn Walker was a big victory, not just for the gay and lesbian community but also for anyone who cares about personal freedoms, human rights, civil rights, equality, and all … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Religion Topic

Someone in my family has been Mormon since the very beginning; the church was organized in 1830 and my earliest Mormon ancestor joined a year or so later. I’m fifth generation. Raised quite conservatively, very active in the church, did … Continue reading

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