Reading Time: 7 minutes As narratives go, Cinderella has alternated between capturing American women’s imaginations to repelling them, then back again to charming them. Today, Lord Snow Presides over a fairy tale that speaks to how we feel, ultimately, about relationships — and people are examining this age-old love narrative from a modern perspective.
Reading Time: 5 minutes And something has had me smiling all day today: the shake in the voice of the NASA announcer who narrated the landing. That shake speaks to the human condition like almost nothing else could, and in the doing it destroys so many claims made by Christians. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the glories of reality, and how that is more than enough for growing numbers of us.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Today, let me show you how evangelicals’ broken system poisons members’ minds and relationships — and sows the seeds for marriages that are destined to fail.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Today, Lord Snow Presides over these bizarre little performances and how they’re used in authoritarian groups!
Reading Time: 10 minutes The promise of peace is nothing but yet another false promise that leads to yet another bait and switch by these hucksters. And y’all, I found that out the hard way.
Reading Time: 7 minutes I used to be so afraid of making big changes. I hated change and avoided it whenever possible. Christianity only worsened that fear! Today, let me show you how I developed a fear of change, and how I eventually defeated it.
Reading Time: 10 minutes The denizens of broken systems tend to take very poorly to critics outside the group–and even more poorly to dissenters within it. Often they reserve their most vicious retaliation for those dissenters. But of late, it’s gotten safer for Christians to dissent. In a very real sense, their tribe’s herd immunity may be fading away. I’ll show you why today–and why there’s never been an easier time to walk away from that most broken of systems.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Our journey into both love and that happy land of books you really should have read by now and if you haven’t, then you should definitely consider it continues today with The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle. In this book, the author plays with narratives about love. He gently teases them, toys with them, and ultimately honors them.