Christian Faith and Liberal Politics

The Pope’s recent tour of the United States, his message to Congress, and the outraged response from Christian politicians (and their constituents) has given many people – religious and non-religious alike – a reason to examine the glaring inconsistencies between the conservative agenda and the Christian values they claim to represent. Out of this examination has come an awakening for progressive Christians who, until recently, have been considered somewhat of a fringe group - one that sought to disentangle itself from the far right politics that Christianity is usually associated with. But thanks to Pope Francis they've been given a subtle push into the mainstream, and hopefully a chance to reclaim their religion from certain groups who have been misrepresenting it for far too long...

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7 Political Apps That Will Make You a Better Voter (And Citizen)

Election season is upon us! Even though the 2016 Election is over a year away, most of the candidates have been running their races at full speed since last Spring. They make for an interesting group to say the least, and the coverage so far has not failed to shock and entertain. But the outrageous and often amusing campaign stunts being pulled by far-right, extremists that plague the GOP, could spell trouble if they get the attention of enough voters. Obviously there's a lot at stake here. (Especially since Donald Trump is actually one of our Presidential possibles now. Yikes!). So I decided to research a bunchhh of different political apps, then I selected the most functional, diverse, and unbiased ones to share right here - with you...

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The Human Desire for Remembrance and Meaning

Our desire to be remembered, to make a mark on this world, to show that we once existed, is exclusively a human one. We erect personal monuments in the form of gravestones, or have loved ones scatter our ashes in places that were personally significant to us - all in a desperate attempt to leave something of ourselves behind. To prove that we were once here... 

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My Very First Blog Post: Hello World!

Thank you for joining me! This is the beginning of possibility, maybe, something great -- whether it's a blog that makes the world a bit better; creates an active, online community for engaging in tolerant, civil debate; or, even just helps someone find a sweet, new friendship. Either way, I do hope you'll stick around for the ride, and all of the exciting moments to come... 

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