Easter was about being a family holiday. It was about Jesus, too. Easter was a new dress and a basket of treats. The treats must have
In legislative bill text of the time, via Library of Virginia at Richmond and the Virginia Memory website, excerpt from Records of the General Assembly, of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom: An Act for establishing religious Freedom. Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free; That all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments... Continue Reading →
Born in the state of Virginia (formerly the Colony of Virginia and His Majesty's Most Ancient Colloney and Dominion of Virginia) at Charlottesville (in Shadwell), Thomas Jefferson grew up a British subject in ...
As with any occasion, groups adjust specific dates according to the themes of many various activities set around Christmastime.
It's common this time of year to hear the cheerful rounds, "Happy Holidays!" as we go about our business. We begin to see Christmas and holiday cards arrive in greater frequency and our excitement grows. As well, social tensions may surface . . .
Speaking of "hyper-fixation on sex", let's consider the trend of those religious who ignore, promote and otherwise support hyper-sexualization of teen girls within their sphere of influence . . . especially in entertainment. While it's true that sexualized theme and dress is not physical sex, one wonders about the hypocrisy behind a typical Christian's willingness to vicariously sell-- and accept sale... Continue Reading →
If you don't like sex trafficking, then you won't like polygamy
The Answer is Yes! A group of artists is much like any other group of people-- comprised of different personalities and beliefs, often changing as they navigate life. We're happy that James Cameron found atheism for himself; goodness knows people should be free to seek. What of those who've no conviction one way or the other?... Continue Reading →