Tag Archives: my life

Bells will be ringing

Today’s the day when my little brother marries his true love! While I’m excited and so happy for him, my heart’s sad that I have to live thousands of miles away and can’t be there to watch him say ‘I do.’ Thankfully through the power of social media and constant text updates from my little […]

bonus post today!

As I was going through my archives looking for my response to the 2004 election, I came across this gem of a post where I responded to someone who said my blog worked as a “tool of Satan.” I pretty much love how I ended the post: So if you want to be critical of […]

The right kind of people

So yesterday’s suggestion for a NaBloPoMo writing prompt was to write about your favorite quotation and why. I may be a day late, but here goes mine: (from here) These days this quote fits my life almost perfectly. In terms of my career, I feel like I’m on the verge of great accomplishments. I’ve never […]

It’s not easy being an apostate

Go. Go now. Go now and read ‘From Bible-Belt Pastor to Atheist Leader’ in this week’s NYTimes’ Magazine. The article is about Jerry DeWitt, a former minister who’s now working as the Executive Director of Recovering from Religion. (sidenote: hey look! Cafe Apostate is listed as one of the 3 groups in Canada!) I loved […]

A summer in pictures (read: mama’s too tired to write)

res·o·lute

Ah, the New Year. That infamous time of the year when your gym suddenly is full again, there’s more people lurking in the produce section, and there’s unrealistic expectations piled everywhere you look. Or you could be one of those who “resolve not to make resolutions” (and then pretend that they are the first person […]

Higher ground

There’s a new film coming out that looks very interesting — Ebert describes Higher Ground as “the life story of a woman who grows into, and out of, Christianity.”  Here’s the trailer: The movie is based on the memoir This Dark World by Carolyn S. Briggs, who also wrote the screenplay.  I found this 2002 […]