Tag Archives: Religion
“Then it comes to me: it should be me! I should be the one up there on the towers, grammatically perfecting the General Mills building, adding to the original message in my own way.” What Sandy Hiortdahl would do for an apostrophe.
“My absolute favorite part of the whole Saint dealie is the idea of patron saints – someone specific to pray to and pour out my troubles.” Nora Spitznogle shares her favorite saints.
“What I most remember about being a kid is the notion that adults knew stuff. That they had it all under control.” Traci Cumbay gives up childish notions and watches the results.
“On the precipice of another epic adventure, sixty-three games in twenty-two days, it is only appropriate that in Indiana, where it is religion, we ask the basketball gods to look over us and bless our men of twists and turns on the hardwood floors of this great country.” Sing it, David Anderson.
“No amount of cash can wipe away the past, leave a blank slate, and write a new history of the people.” Iftekhar Sayeed on why western political systems are doomed to fail in the Muslim world.
“Hubbard projected vanity and self importance, but he knew he was a charlatan.” Matt Jager on Scientology, storytelling, and why we believe what we believe.
“He’s not Santa Claus, he’s frickin’ Big Brother. He’s the earthly, saintly, elf-y equivalent to that guy in the sky always looking down on us.” Mimi Brooks takes a good, hard look at Santa.
“Personally, / I never thought the Sodomites were so bad.” A new poem by Emily Rose Cole.
“She stood on a stool above a cart that held a pot full of lobster crab bisque. I looked up at her, and saw on the collar of her black turtleneck a two-inch-tall, four-inch-long, fake-diamond-encrusted pin that spelled out J-E-S-U-S and shone like a supernova.” has a close encounter with the divine.
“I believe Richard Mourdock truly is a man of faith. I believe that he, too, struggles with the problem of evil–and that the only answer he’s found is that God intends for people to be raped, for some mysterious reason only God knows.” That’s why Ken Honeywell is not voting for him.