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Hang With Friends

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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.

Nobody here is into mind games. A discussion started with a loaded guilt-throwing question will be deleted.

This group is not intended to compete with other groups on topics they cover but to "fill in the cracks." Whenever a discussion dwells at length on a topic for which there's an existing group, we urge you to provide members a link to that group to continue along their tangent.

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Your favorite photobombs?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner 2 hours ago. 11 Replies

Running of the bulls photobomb.Continue

losing faith (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller 17 hours ago. 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

Betty Explains Religious Freedom (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Saturday. 10 Replies

Well, considering all the RFRA bills popping up all over the United States, plus all the fun and games ISIS is bringing to the good folks in Syria and Iraq, Betty Bowers, the epitome of well-dressed christianity, has decided to clarify the true…Continue

Tags: persecution, ISIS, Religious Freedom, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 6. 82 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

Let's not define ourselves or others by our worst behaviors

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 16. 6 Replies

My take on the recent melt down at Hang With Friends, of which I missed part, is that some of us were tripped up by a habit of thought. It's something we learn growing up, and use without realizing how much pain it can generate -  failing to…Continue

Tags: dispute at Hang With Friends

The FLDS Cult Is Unraveling

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Idaho Spud Mar 29. 3 Replies

The FLDS Cult Is Unraveling"the internet is a lifeline for people trapped in the most restrictive and stifling forms of…Continue

Tags: Warren Jeff, internet, FLDS

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Comment by Joan Denoo on October 13, 2012 at 12:45pm
Comment by Joan Denoo on October 13, 2012 at 12:38pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F5lbMrCj80&feature=player_embedded

"There is good in this world, real honest good"

Comment by Tony Carroll on October 13, 2012 at 12:32pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 13, 2012 at 12:27pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 13, 2012 at 12:23pm

Compassion abounds. 

Comment by sk8eycat on October 13, 2012 at 10:48am

booklover: Prozac Kitteh has such a sweet face; I wanna kiss that pink liddle noze!

And I feel terribly sorry for Dumpling Cat...I've been obese in the past, and I hated every painful minute of it.  I've also seen photos of even fatter cats (and dogs), didn't think they were a bit funny, and want to slap people who overfeed their pets.  (I think kibble is the real culprit, not high quality canned food, or...even better...certified raw food.  I've never seen a cat or dog cooking something they've caught.)

Comment by sk8eycat on October 13, 2012 at 10:34am

Another caption for the same photo. 

From BuzzFeed and Twitpic.com

Romney surprises students at Fairfield elementary School by farting the national anthem.

Funny photo of Romney posing for photographs with students of Fairfield Elementary School. via AP

Comment by Ian Mason on October 13, 2012 at 3:27am

Voted and shared, Sk8eycat. Stealing the pill-happy chappy, Booklover. Have a great weekend all.

Comment by sk8eycat on October 13, 2012 at 12:06am

My JW sister ceated this LOL (srsly!)  PLEASE vote for it here: http://cheezburger.com/6662509824

Holy cow! They DO wear funny underwear!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 12, 2012 at 10:49pm

Cute LOLcats, booklover and Steph. Patricia, that's the funniest gif I've seen in a long while. Thanks.
Sweet dreams to you all.

 

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