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Picture yourself spending some time with congenial friends, sharing your lives and pictures from your cell phones." They're curious about that cool game, song, movie, camping trip, art show, or other event that fascinated you. You talk about all kinds of stuff, poetry, styles, personal achievements, relationships, and bad days. You can share your inner child, and laugh together. They sympathetically listen to your feelings about serious topics like politics or climate change, even when they don't agree.

Personal validation comes from paying attention to one another, giving more than you get. Everyone respects you and themselves, despite our amazing range of personal tastes and interests. They'll tell you they don't agree with an idea or behavior without implying you're a bad person or somehow deficient. It's an "I'm OK, You're OK" kind of fellowship, where nobody tries to make himself look better by picking on somebody else.

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An AN member passed away

Started by Deidre. Last reply by Deidre Aug 18. 4 Replies

Went into the chat room last Friday night, for the first time in a while, and learned that Mequa passed away. I had been good friends with him for a time, but we had differences and stopped talking back in the spring of this year. I knew however,…Continue

A Parable by Mrs. Betty Bowers

Started by Loren Miller Aug 17. 0 Replies

Betty Bowers is becoming SO GOOD at delivering as America's Best Christian, she now does 30-second parables!  (Okay, 32 seconds!  Picky, picky!) Have You Had YOUR Betty Today?Continue

Tags: bible, parable, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Goodwill to Few Men (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Michael Penn Aug 16. 8 Replies

Think Goodwill Industries does well by the poor?  Fact is, they do WAY BETTER for themselves, to the point where America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers, thinks they're ripping off the christian playbook a bit too well!  Have a look for yourself:…Continue

Tags: ripoff, Goodwill Industries, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Steven Weinberg on his anti-theism

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Loren Miller Aug 2. 4 Replies

I like the sound of Steven Weinberg's voice. He has a calming impact on me as I rush to get my home of 41 years ready to sell and plan and put into motion the new garden at my daughter's home. My home is full o empty boxed quickly filling with the…Continue

Your favorite photobombs?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Jul 10. 12 Replies

Running of the bulls photobomb.Continue

losing faith (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller Jul 5. 0 Replies

TheraminTrees has recently begun producing a new series of YouTube videos, which added to a wonderful library of earlier observations regarding his experience of religion. Good as all those pieces are, I personally think they pale against this…Continue

Tags: story, history, faith, TheraminTrees

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Comment by Steph S. on October 17, 2012 at 10:38pm

Comment by The Flying Atheist on October 17, 2012 at 9:38pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on October 17, 2012 at 8:50pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 17, 2012 at 5:32pm

When I look at videos going through the universe, past Jupiter, and looking back at planet Earth, I wonder why we put our lovely planet to such great stress. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 17, 2012 at 5:26pm

Jeez! I don't have anyone to direct this toward; you are all making good sense. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 17, 2012 at 4:35pm

Patricia, eager to see your project photos. Your kitchen change was so stunning, it will be hard to top that. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 17, 2012 at 4:34pm

Booklover, I wonder how those kitties wove themselves together so tightly  ?  It looks like they used a huge crochet hook or rug making hook. I have been thinking about them all day, kind of like a tune you can't get out of your head. 

Comment by Tony Carroll on October 17, 2012 at 3:38pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 17, 2012 at 2:40pm

Aurora Over White Dome Geyser, Yellowstone, with full moon lighting foreground. by Robert Howell

Steph and Booklover, your photos just hit the spot! Gave me a great laugh. 

Comment by The Flying Atheist on October 17, 2012 at 2:08pm

Funny picture, booklover.  Is that some new mulch I don't know about?

 

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