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Father’s Day – and Fathers’ Day

Father’s Day – and Fathers’ Day

Happy Father’s Day! Empathies and condolences to those whose dads have died or disappeared, and to those have, or had, or are, or must deal with “difficult” fathers. If Father’s Day brings you pain, this post is for you. If it’s Father’s Day, and there’s no father, or it’s Father’s Day, but there just isn’t a card you could possibly give your father, or it’s Father’s Day, but you’re struggling to play double as a single mom, or it’s Father’s…

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Birthday Time

Birthday Time

My birthday was yesterday and Oh! I love birthdays now. I love holidays. I love celebration and joy. Every celebration heals my soul, even now. After all this time, there’s a small part of me that is making up for all those missed celebrations of my JW childhood. I am sorry that I have not been posting very often. I enjoy my job, but it is tiring. When I get home, I prefer to spend my time with family and…

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You Rock, Red Sox!

You Rock, Red Sox!

Oh YEAH. The Red Sox won the World Series! I may be living in Georgia, but the Red Sox as icon is in the blood of this Massachusetts woman. I’m thinking that they must inject something in Massachusetts babies. I have absolutely no interest in any other sport or any other team (well, not since that handsome Bobby Orr gave me his autograph at the now-defunct Boston Garden). Everyone who grew up in Massachusetts knew the drill. Yeah, they were…

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Rambling post on Suicide and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Rambling post on Suicide and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Christian Peper has made a good start in thinking about suicide and Jehovah’s Witnesses, and it’s worth a read. I’m just using his post as a starting point to bounce some ideas around. Suicide isn’t really any kind of sure way for JWs to hedge their bets. The position on suicide was one of their rare agreements with the Catholic Church. JWs don’t believe in hell, but they used to say that suicides could not be resurrected because it was…

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