Hysteria in Syria they’ve lost their equilibria it’s causing wide dysphoria no food and getting wearier no water aid criteria some praying to their god Allah and others to the Curia depends on their insignia But everyone is angrier Assad has monomania he’s fixed on his dystopia while all around is bloodier His wife is getting bitchier her greedy hands are itchier for dresses from Pierre Cardin or trendy shoes from Louboutin Continue reading →
NOTE: Jimmy Carter is a Nobel Peace Laureate and foundation member of The Elders. I came across what I consider to be this remarkable and commendable mind-shift for a man of his beliefs on women, religion and equality and thought it worth sharing – Mike
Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God.
I HAVE been a practicing Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, as religious beliefs are to hundreds of millions of people around the world. So my decision to sever my ties with the Southern Baptist Convention, after six decades, was painful and difficult. It was, however, an unavoidable decision when the convention’s leaders, quoting a few carefully selected Bible verses and claiming that Eve was created second to Adam and was responsible for original sin, ordained that women must be “subservient” to their husbands and prohibited from serving as deacons, pastors or chaplains in the military service.
This view that women are somehow inferior to men is not restricted to one religion…
There are twenty-six presents hidden in Connecticut homes today that were intended for those who died in Newtown to celebrate your upcoming birthday. These presents are unlikely to be returned for refund; they’ll more likely be hidden deeper, brought out on certain anniversaries to grieve, blame or regret until one day in the distant future somebody’s executor might donate them to a charity, unknowing of their provenience. It will most likely be a church charity you’ll be pleased to know, so maybe you could consider something in return. Continue reading →