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Lydia rants on Bible versions

May 30, 2009

Last week at our Presbyterian church we read an excerpt from The Message translation/paraphrase of the Bible. It drove me crazy! Here’s why. Psalm 119:25-32 in The Message, NIV and Holman Christian Standard Version… I’m feeling terrible—I couldn’t feel worse! Get me on my feet again. You promised, remember? When I told my story, you […]

weekly revelations, installment 1

May 12, 2009

I usually don’t publish them anywhere, but each week presents its own set of interesting and often surprising revelations. This week I had two…and I don’t remember one. So here, for my faithful yet exasperated readers, is that one thing. 🙂 1. Christianity doesn’t just die. Yes. That is it. 😀 And I’m proud of […]

Rorty and education

December 8, 2008

I heard of Richard Rorty for the first time a few days ago. Randall Niles, a Christian with a law firm ( 🙂 ) has a radio show called “Thinking it Through.” Profound name, I know, but he fires off tons and tons of quotations just like this and ties everything back to The Humanist […]

fictitious fortitude (or Lydia can’t write fiction!)

November 13, 2008

Don’t resent me And when you’re feeling empty Keep me in your memory Leave out all the rest… …nothing’s worth losing Especially the chance to make it right… I know that we’re gonna be fine And the tattooed mistakes are gonna fade over time As long as we live time passes by And we won’t get […]