Tag Archives: Religion

February 27

Dalai Lama’s 18 Rules for Living

In addition to the list below, I loved this blog post on “Dalai Lama’s 18 Rules for Living” Expanded. 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility […]

January 12

Misplacing God. Where Was the Last Place you saw Him?

Originally posted on paulrobinsonwrites:
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about where we find God. Growing up I thought He was in church on Sunday mornings. I believed we went through the week trying to hold on for the ride until we could find safety and refuge in church on Sunday. I suppose that’s why…

November 03

Let’s Leave the Bible Out of the Ballot Box

September 26

Gay Teen’s Suicide in Colombia Confronts Catholics Worldwide

Originally posted on Bondings 2.0:
Sergio Urrego A 16-year old Colombian boy committed suicide recently, a tragic act his parents blame on the faculty and staff at his Catholic high school and an act that raises questions for Catholic education globally. Sergio Urrego had attended Gimnasio Castillo Campestre, Bogota, for six years, but the troubles started after administrators…

April 20

The Hunky Jesus Contest of Golden Gate Park

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are celebrating their 35th year of the “Hunky Jesus” contest. Every Easter, happy crowds attend the costume competition to see the sexy side of Jesus. The contest includes people who take the look of “our lord and savior” and transform it into “our lord and sexy.” Gay, straight, transgender… you name it… […]

A Quotation About Doubt From Buddha

An Open Letter to the Church from My Generation

Originally posted on "I Said I Don't Know."–and Other Answers to Hard Questions:
Church, I got to go to the Macklemore concert on Friday night. If you want to hear about how that went, ask me, seriously, I want to talk about it until I die. The whole thing was great;…

The Quaker Way

This In Memoriam is about a stranger. Last night, a friend posted about someone who he had lost to breast cancer. The post and the passing of a complete stranger got me thinking about life, love, loss, and how world faiths mourn. Although I am born Jewish and I know Mourner’s Kaddish by heart, I […]