An evangelical preacher is a regular columnist in our local paper. I don’t generally agree with him, but he has a thoughtful take on many issues. He wrote a real barn-burner of a column once about the “prosperity gospel,” saying that when his first wife was diagnosed with cancer, a lot of people in their church… Read more
I’m a bit tired today, but I’m still a little lost as to what constitutes a “Satanic pregnancy.” Are we literally talking Satan himself being the father? Or just a member of the Satanic temple having or fathering a child? Or is it a Satanic pregnancy if conception happens through anything other than strict missionary… Read more
Apparently a celebrity Scientologist. Which tells all you need to know about the state of Scientology.
The .001 percent of germs Lysol can’t kill.
I guess a “satanical” pregnancy is any non-Christian one but all I’m thinking of is Christian Satan going around impregnating a bunch of ladies to try to bring around the Anti-Christ (and the end of the world? which Evangelicals want?) but then this lady uses her magic, I mean, prayers, to flush all of his kids and… Read more
I am very excited and very nervous. My home safety inspection to become a foster/ adoptive parent is on the 6th. I am not totally ready. I need to get a locksmith over to lock the drawer where I now have to keep the knives and sharp stuff, as well as a lock to my office in the house which is a study in chaos and there… Read more
I can’t tell deadpan jokes, I always ruin them by giggling.
Anybody want to start doing a fashion thread? I know that there’s a usual cooking thread as well as shelter cat thread but I don’t really see much about fashion. And I’m a junkie. Can’t afford what I’d really love but I make do with lots of secondhand clothing stores and occasionally buy an actual new piece. SO.
I have watched Captain Marvel many times. (I made sure it was the first thing I streamed on Disney+.) But no matter how many times I watch it, I still cry when Just a Girl starts playing. I know exactly what they were doing to manipulate me emotionally, but I succumb to it. I still tear up a little when I watch Wonder… Read more