Category Archives: Catholicism

This Archbishop Is Overreaching!

I was on my way to work this morning when Michael Krasny’s Forum started airing on the radio. Today, the topic was the recent move by the San Francisco Archbishop to revise the teachers’ handbook for four local parochial high schools … Continue reading

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The Call

I’m slowly awakened by a persistent ringing just outside my room. My eyelids reluctantly break their embrace.  I sluggishly turn my head towards the sound.  It’s the phone. Who could be calling on a lazy Sunday afternoon?  Where is everyone … Continue reading

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Guest Post: My Second Grade Valentine by Esmeralda O. Lyn

This post is in response to the Daily Challenge, Teacher’s Pet. I have chosen to write about an unforgettable teacher. I hated the uniform in my new school. It was a starched long-sleeved white blouse with a stiff navy pleated … Continue reading

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Please Stop Bashing My Head With Your Religion

What is it about some people and their ultra-right-wing religiosity and their insistence that everyone around them convert to their chosen faith?  Not only is it inappropriate, it’s downright annoying! I have my religious beliefs and I hold them very … Continue reading

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The Morality of Lies

I got a call today from a friend across the globe. She said she wanted to see how I was doing. Then she told me she had a recent argument with her mother. It turns out that her mother had … Continue reading

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