And none of this was lost on me

And none of this was lost on me April 24, 2012

“Now for our prayer, we pray that the women who work in your [Military Religious Freedom Foundation] and the women in your family will befall fast moving breast cancer which can not ever be cured.”

For the church to lack love is for the church to lack everything. No heresy could conceivably be worse.”

I love the fact that there are women out there who don’t have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids.”

“I am the Reverend Gloria Del Castillo, the Vicar of La Iglesia Episcopal del Buen Samaritano in San Francisco’s Mission District. After many years of working hard and saving money — and of being a loyal customer of Wells Fargo Bank — I am about to lose my home. This is my story.”

“Although the U.S. abolished debtors’ prisons in the 1830s, more than a third of U.S. states allow the police to haul people in who don’t pay all manner of debts, from bills for health care services to credit card and auto loans.”

“Reasonable Christian people, when reading these prayers, understand that these are honest prayers for women.”

One very good way not to talk about sex is by letting the world know just how grrrrreat your sex life is, and how they should have just as much sex as you do (in Church approved ways and with Church approved people).”

“These regulations are inadequate to ensure that taxpayers are not funding sectarian religious activity, and that the rights of citizens who receive services from those taxpayer-funded organizations aren’t violated.”

“Almost 50 Notre Dame faculty members have signed a letter demanding [Catholic Bishop Daniel Jenky] to renounce his comments or resign from the University’s Board of Fellows.”

If I wanted America to fail …

“All you need to clean your house is baking soda, vinegar, soap, and hot water.”

“But Lord, during the hardest trials of my life, why was there only one set of footprints?

“Say what you want about Saladin, but the man had style.”


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