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It is almost always true that those in power are unwilling to relinquish it. This woman is not only standing up to a man, but an entire system that gave, supports, and protects his power. Which is why old structures need to be smashed. And will be! Like old wineskins.

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belief, cartoons, deconstruction, theology -

I remember so often being corrected for thinking. No, not just any thinking. A certain kind of thinking was encouraged: the kind that didn’t ask questions but simply accepted what was transmitted… like the transfer of data. But then there were times when my thoughts collided with my faith. “Just believe!” I was told. “Lean not on your own understanding!” I was corrected. “Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe!” I was preached. Believing alone was not enough. Neither was thinking. There is a place beyond where these two polarized categories do not touch. And it is...

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belief, bible, politics, theology -

One Scripture Two OutcomesOne person can read the scriptures and go out and kill someone for God and another person can read the same scriptures and go out and get killed for God.

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belief, theology -

I finally got "Money is Spiritual" into a hard copy version. Is money an issue for you?Is your attitude about money steeped in repulsion, shame, and guilt?Do you harbor a scarcity and poverty mentality?Do your ideas about money prevent you from getting it, owning it, and enjoying it?Do you suspect you are only living a fraction of what your life could be because of money?Do you swing between guilt for having money and the desire to have money?Then this book is for you! You’re going to read about…How my unhealthy attitudes about money developed;How we may spiritualize negativity about money;How...

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Just thought I'd throw a wrench into tidy little black-and-white theologies here.

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