“I Just Go by What the Bible Says” and Other Ridiculous Things Pastors Say

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When Jesus Leaves Your Church, Follow Him

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I believe that the colossal national failure that made the election of Donald Trump possible was a theological one. I mean, yeah, I realize that ignorance played a big role as well… And I understand that a lot of people were deceived–both by fear, and by propaganda posing as legitimate journalism, put out by media outlets that value ideology over the truth. But more than this problem of trying to figure out what we know and what we don’t know–more than the epistemological crisis that is caused when the people we are supposed to be able to trust LIE to us with such regularity, while simultaneously calling true things “fake news” when those facts don’t fit peoples’ power-hungry agenda–I believe that the real problem we are facing as a nation is due to the way we answer these questions: Who is God? And who are we? And who is our neighbor? 

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Generic Things I’ve learned

Bitter-sweet wisdom.

I'm with you Mommy.

Just thought I would share some things I’ve learned.

1. You can literally feel the moment your heart breaks over and over if you allow yourself to slow down and sit with it, which you have to do.

2. A lot of people will surprise you with their kindness and sometimes, it’s unexpected people. A lot of people will shock you with their shittiness. Thankfully for us we have had more of the kindness than anything.

3. Sobbing in the grocery store is a common thing with grieving Moms. It comes from no longer having to buy that one extra pizza, or one extra box of fish because the boy ate more than us.

4. Sobbing can literally hit at any time. It may be the glance at a toddler with blonde hair, the kindness you see someone do for someone else, the parent being hurtful to their child or…

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The Best Oven Fried Chicken

The best oven fried chicken – Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, and baked right in the oven for easy cleanup.

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Parisian Hot Chocolate with Raspberry Whipped Cream

You only need 3 ingredients to make this deeply flavorful, thick, luscious Parisian hot chocolate (Le Chocolat Chaud), that will most likely be the finest cup of hot chocolate you will ever have! Top it with some raspberry whipped cream and marshmallows and enjoy an indulgent hot chocolate whenever you need some cozy comfort! 🙂 A truly decadent hot chocolate that’s served in cafes in Paris, this is also known as Le Chocolat Chaud. But I call it, the best freaking hot chocolate ever! You only need 3 ingredients to make this Parisian Hot Chocolate, but it’s everything you would dream

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