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Alexa for Evangelicals! (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Patricia Oct 9. 1 Reply

Never let it be said that Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, is anything less than up to date with the state of the art as it comes to the modern household.  However, as a discriminating conservative Christian, Betty would never tolerate…Continue

Tags: digital assistant, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

New Rule: Church and Destroy (Real Time with Bill Maher - HBO)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Sep 30. 6 Replies

Bill Maher is an atheist [whoa, shock and amazement!].  He is also a dedicated opponent of Donald Trump and anyone who would support the man or his goals ... and that includes ol' Yahweh, himself!  As it turns out, there is a substantial correlation…Continue

Tags: Stalin, Mao, Hitler, New Rules, Donald Trump

concealing abuse (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 23. 3 Replies

We think of institutionalized child abuse and for many of us, the natural reaction is to think of the Catholic Church. Certainly, their guilt is beyond question, even as the headlines of the Boston Globe early in 2002 and the more recent news…Continue

Tags: Children of God, Jehovah's Witnesses, David Berg, child abuse, TheraminTrees

Liberal Redneck - Climate Change the Game (Trae Crowder)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 20. 2 Replies

Trae Crowder isn't just about atheism.  He has a deep and abiding concern about what's going on with this planet's climate and the all-too-probable catastrophe we face from a fundamental change in weather patterns.  That said, Trae is thinking about…Continue

Tags: climate change, Al Gore, Trae Crowder

Men who challenge men to stop violence

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Grinning Cat Aug 27. 20 Replies

Many men join in the effort to reduce violence against women and children and other men. He speaks of the need to place responsibility on men instead of focusing on women to stop violence. He offers a breath of fresh air, as do so many of the men on…Continue

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Comment by Patricia on July 7, 2018 at 1:29am

I hope its soon too, Plinius. Pain is so wearing.

Comment by Plinius on July 7, 2018 at 1:08am

I hope they'll fix your hip soon, Patricia!

Here it's also far too hot and DRY! I practice my raindance and carry water to my roof garden, to prevent the plants from dying. 100 litres a day is barely enough.

Comment by Patricia on July 6, 2018 at 6:42pm

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/laid-humboldt-bus-crash...

29 charges for the driver who killed & injured the Humboldt Hockey players.

Comment by Patricia on July 6, 2018 at 1:59pm



Thanks everyone. Rick called again this morning sounding much better. He went to the pacemaker clinic today to get the settings fine tuned, & apparently this new implant has another alarm on it that will sound if he's away from his bedside monitor, to inform him to call or get to the pacemaker clinic. He's getting more bionic all the time

Nope, no praying around here either.


My hip is just getting terrible, I need my walker around the house again, & its back to crawling the stairs when I need to use them, pain is agonizing.....sigh......

Comment by Ian Mason on July 6, 2018 at 7:34am

That's good news, Patricia. I hope your hip goes as smoothly.

Weather: Denmark is suffering the worst drought in 40 years. Perhaps the climate doubters will start to think again.

Comment by Randall Smith on July 6, 2018 at 6:33am

Good news all around, Patricia. And I doubt any of us prayed for Rick!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 6, 2018 at 2:28am

Patricia, happily, you had a phone call from Rick. It must have felt good to hear him, even if he sounded groggy. Please give him my greetings. How are you holding up? 

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 6, 2018 at 2:25am

On Monday, It snowed at Switzer Mountain near Sandpoint, ID., about 25 miles east of here. The bitter cold kept me inside for a few days. It was 93°F here at Newport, WA., on Thursday.

 

Comment by Patricia on July 6, 2018 at 12:49am

We're cool, & rainy at times for the moment, but we still have over 200 fires in the province. I heard somewhere that we'd need solid rain every day for 3 years to fix the drought.

Rick called a couple of hours ago, a bit groggy, but he sounds good. Very glad its done.

Comment by Plinius on July 6, 2018 at 12:27am

not yet anyway! How are the wildfires in your area?

Very glad that Rick is on the mend! I hope your hip operation goes as smooth!

 

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