Category Archives: Tolerance


She describes herself as having been soul-raped. Mary was raised in a Catholic home, but was tempted by the flashy-fun youth group at a neighborhood Charismatic church.  She is a natural leader, and her involvement there grew until she was … Continue reading

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Two Ideas

I thank Jay Walker, my blogfriend, for pointing out in the comments in yesterday’s post the adaptation that happens when a person is submerged by a culture. As I continue to read The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s … Continue reading

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Do They Have Any Mooring?

Last week was spring break.  We stayed home, and having my kids around all the time made it hard to post.  (I’m trying to keep this anonymous, remember.)  So I did a lot of reading instead. I finished a book … Continue reading

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I Concede My Glasses May Have Had Rose Lenses

When I was a young girl, about 10 years old, I started to attend the Very Popular Presbyterian Church.  It was wonderful.  I loved church.  I loved the people, the message, the entire thing.   I spent my teenage years involved … Continue reading

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People who are nice–people who are tolerant–people who can remain calm–impress me.  I’ve seen a lot of examples of it recently, both IRL and online.  Most of the time I just don’t feel like being very nice.  I want to jump … Continue reading

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