There are few guarantees in this world, but one thing we can be sure of: as long as we keep living, we’ll keep getting older. Which means one day I’ll be an old lady.
So I’ve been wondering. What sort of old lady will I be?
As it so happens, I’ve known several old ladies in my lifetime. And for the most part, I’ve had some great role models.
Oh sure, there are always a few cranks in the bunch. (My first blog post listed the worst traits of Old Ladyism.) But in general, and in all sincerity, I’d say the women I’ve met have been real gems.
There are three in particular I wish to emulate. Here, in brief, are their stories. Remember, these are real people. Only their names have been changed Continue reading “What Sort of Old Lady Will I Be?”
For a brief look into St. Patrick’s history, with a healthy dose of good Theology thrown in, please turn to Mitch Teemley’s post: Forgiveness + Love = Freedom.
It brought to mind a book I read… couldn’t remember the name, but I knew it had something to do with Celtic Christianity. So that’s what I Googled.
Little did I know it would lead me down a rabbit hole toward Bad Theology… Continue reading “Bad Theology: A Special Edition for St. Patrick’s Day”
This is my second theology post with a Bizarro comic. I fear if this continues, I’m going to have to add Dan Piraro as a cowriter and give him a cut of my earnings.
As much as I love this comic – as well as most every comic Piraro puts forth (here’s his blog, by the way) – I think we all know religion doesn’t have a monopoly on self-righteousness. We see it nearly everywhere: Continue reading “Righteousness is a Dangerous Business”
Time for round two in our quest to find a Bumper Sticker worthy of a good Theologian. Please drive safely and use your blinkers.
- Jesus Christ: the only product you need…
It was only a matter of time before our Bad Theology series turned its gaze upon our cars. What we found there could fill a book, my friends.
In fact, the real question became: Is it possible to find good theology on a bumper sticker?
Let’s take a look, shall we?
- First up, a van with conflicting messages:
Continue reading “Bumper Sticker Theology”
I honestly thought I’d have a slam-dunk for this week’s Bad Theology post.
All I’d have to do is Google “Christian response to immigration ban” and BOOM! Bad Theology right and left! My only question would be, what hate-filled hogwash should I choose?
But dang it all! As it turns out, sometimes we Christians get it right.
Honestly, I was surprised. Wherever I looked, the response was the same: outrage, indignation, a call for compassion & mercy. Wow!
I mean, I actually had to do serious digging to find a Christian organization or leader in favor of the immigration ban. (Please note, I did not check Westboro Baptist, as they do not qualify as Christian.) Continue reading “Sometimes We Get It Right”
Alrighty gang, our judgment on last week’s Bad Theology post was considered not harsh enough for some readers (though one defended the picture), and I pledged I’d condemn with greater vigor from here on out.
Later, I found myself saying, “Meh. I’ll do what I want.”
In any case, I want you to know it’s not that I’m waffling on this week’s entry. It’s more that I’m not sure how I stand on it.
Is it bad theology, or is it just bad parenting? See for yourself: Continue reading “Bad Theology or Bad Parenting?”
Have I got a doozy for you today!
I should warn you however, if you are of a sensitive nature – if you are easily shocked or still feeling a bit raw after recent events – perhaps you shouldn’t read any further.
Still here? Okay, consider yourself warned.
Here, look upon this: Continue reading “More Bad Theology From Facebook – A Political Issue”