Monthly Archives: September 2007

Lake of Fire

A new documentary about the abortion debate:’s reviewNYTimes overview Here’s hoping this’ll make its way to Saskatoon. Who’s up for a coffee discussion afterwards?

Hitchens is not great?

One of my favorite stops on the internets is Newsweek’s On Faith. Here is where a panel of people from all sides of faith (both believers and non) meet to answer a weekly question. This week’s question was: Best-selling atheist Christopher Hitchens wrote: “Religion is violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism and tribalism and bigotry, […]

In and out

This past week has been an interesting one for me, personally. You see, this week I made an admission that hasn’t come as much of a surprise to many in my life, but my vocalization of it has inspired all sorts of reactions — ranging from the positive to the not-so-positive. This week I “outed” […]

Flip this

My latest TV show obsession is TLC’s Property Ladder, a show that features amateur house renovators attempting to “flip” a house to make money. I need a show like this, because after watching pros easily do it on other shows, I get an uncanny optimism that I could do something like that, myself. Property Ladder […]

A positive negative statement

But, this “This I Believe” thing seems to demand something more personal, some leap of faith that helps one see life’s big picture, some rules to live by. So, I’m saying, “This I believe: I believe there is no God.” Having taken that step, it informs every moment of my life. I’m not greedy. I […]

Why can’t I be whipped?

(oh the search engines will have fun with this title!) So I was thinking still about this, when I realized something. Has a woman ever been called “whipped?” Why is this only used in reference to men in relationships with women? What would you call a woman in a seemingly authoritative relationship? (in a biblical […]

New Rule:

Maybe a President who didn’t believe our soldiers were going to heaven might be a little less willing to get them killed. From last week’s Real Time with Bill Maher[watch it here]