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A witness for this generation.

Mary was young. She was flawed: we all are, and the immaculate conception is disproven by the fact that Mary tried to have Jesus put away when he was preaching out of fear for his life and sanity. She understood precisely what he was saying, and what the consequences could be. The cultus of Mary […]

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Against the divorce industry. [Matt 5]

Our catholic friends who are crunchy call those who have divorced and remarried adulterers. And they quote this passage. This passage is here, and we need to take it seriously. There is some hyperbole here: enucleating one’s eye and cutting one’s hand off is a quick way to cripple oneself. And lust is all around […]

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Dealing with churchian frivorce. [I Cor 7]

I am divorced. I hate divorce. I hate the industry that has been made around divorce. To those of you who are married and havign difficulties, listen to the epxerience of those of us who have been through the living hell which is the family courts. Having a divorce will hurt. Financially, emotionally, spiritually. It […]

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Yes, cupcake, there is accountability. [John 4]

This is the passage about the woman in the well, but to explain the cartoons I have to explain that the brunette is Skye, the sister of the redhead (Sam), who is married to the chap with the beard (Zed), and Skye is a disaster, liberal type, while Sam is an engineer. The woman at […]

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Wrath, exhaustion, blowback [Mt 13]

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Last night was the last ever school prizegiving I need to go to for my children. My younger son sits his year 13 exams over the next two weeks. And, therefore, his mother flew down from Auckland. We managed to get everyone to the hall before the ceremony started. After three hours, and with one […]

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