As you all surely know by now, I grew up with five sisters; for a while, I had a brother as well—a first cousin once removed, really, but he lived with us & was family. We lived in a biggish house, but never big enough for everyone. We shared bedrooms and two bathrooms, and a … [Read more…]
I’m happy. This is a very strange feeling for me and one that was foreign. But I’d been noticing it of late: things don’t piss me off, my short fuse has gotten longer, and I generally approach things with equanimity. And people. I like people now. It was hard for me to identify this fact … [Read more…]
This is a beautiful story from a favorite blogger, discussing why she gives money to beggars on the street. To religionists who say that morality may only come from the Divine, I give you this story. Love for fellow man need not be based in religion. This is a simple story that affected one person’s … [Read more…]
I know I’m not the only one to whom this has occurred before, but the Pope thinks secularists are too materialistic (unlike the Church, of course). Some great comments on this over at Pharyngula.