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On Not Fasting This Year

In the past, I have fasted on the Day of Atonement, since I grew up in a version of Christianity in which people did so.  For the past two years, however, I have not.  And I am not fasting today.  … Continue reading

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World Communion Sunday, and Rituals

At church this morning, it was World Communion Sunday.  The pastor preached about how God reaches out to human beings through the ritual of communion.  I think that he was essentially saying the same sort of thing that I’ve heard … Continue reading

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What Am I Doing for Lent?

What am I doing for Lent?  Zilch!  I don’t like giving things up for forty days.  Right now, I’m in the process of getting away from a religion that tells me what to eat and not eat and on what … Continue reading

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