Category Archives: humanity

The return of the sanctity of marriage. ..

Thank you, thank you, thank you…to all those struggling to acquire the right to be married for teaching me how important marriage is. I had lost hope in (and for) the institution of marriage until I witnessed and began to … Continue reading

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Changing Names…

I’ve always thought that it was kinda silly for a woman to change her name upon marriage. Even waaaay back, trying out names, at best, I would hyphenate (“Dr. Christine Marie Elizabeth Redford-Gates”). At 32, I’m quite comfortable with my … Continue reading

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All You Need (To Be) is Love

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything, so I feel a bit bad about the brevity here, but this seems so simple: If you believe that God is love… …and we are made in His image… There is nothing more … Continue reading

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If you are hurting someone, you’re doing it wrong…

“Primum non nocere” (first, do no harm) should apply more to Christians in general than to medical professionals. I believe “be fruitful and multiply” would be better interpreted as, “be fruitful and multiply love.” We aren’t all meant to bear … Continue reading

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Happiness, Freedom, Peace of Mind

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Thoughts on handling hatred…

I have been thinking about how I deal with things that make me angry today and, as random as this may be, somehow this seemed relevant to my thought process. Generally speaking, when people are hateful, I try to remind … Continue reading

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