Sex, lies, and simplistic thinking

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"life doesn’t follow the rules and when it doesn’t, we scramble to make sense of it…  "Unwanted pregnancy resulting from rape is an impossibly complex reality and even more painful than it is complex.  How could something so precious and innocent and wonderful as a new baby come from an act of violence so horrific?  It seems to deny the very laws of nature that we rely on every day:By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles? Matt … [Read more...]

A ponder-less people

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“Wisdom does not come to us in snippets and sound bites but instead in deep rhythms to be revealed and discovered as we ponder and seek. “I was visiting this week with my mom who has dementia.  It is interesting and sad to notice that her responses to questions are increasingly disconnected from reality. Her brain’s process of sorting and seeking real-time data in response to a question have become so slow that she simply offers an answer, nabbed somewhere from the recesses of her mind.   … [Read more...]


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