I am the only atheist in my family....and considered to have mental issues because of it. I may possibly burn in hell. I am okay while writing this,but it is a very hard and very tough spot to be in. Having friends and family members to fear you, because of different beliefs. I have tried to commit suicide over it. I said that to say this .....IF
So I went to pick up my 6 year old son from school today....
When I got into the gym, all of the kids were sitting in a circle as their "group time." My son usually is glad to see me and runs towards me regardless of the topic or what he is doing when I come to pick him up. Today he didn't. All of the kids had their hands raised and were eager to ask questions.
I sat down and listened to the discussion. The YMCA instructor called on my son, and the questions he asked was, "Did…Continue
Just watched this and it was very engrossing. Assisted termination of one's life remains a hush hush subject across our nation. If your mom or dad asked for assistance would you help? Death with dignity should be an inalienable right the way I see it. Our current laws, minus Oregon & Washington, live up to the reputation of being an ass.
This is a piece, roughly translated it and edited to point out this part, of a news article that appeared in a newspaper in my country:
In an alarming number of suicides committed by youngsters between 9 and 16 in Dominican Republic one raises the eyebrows. As Jiménez Páez, director of the National Institute of Forensic Pathology puts it. Several of this happenings have struck him very hard, as the one of this 9 year old that kill himself after arriving home from an evangelical mass…Continue
This entry was originally posted at my personal blog: RagingRev.com where the original comments and the response from the pastor can still be seen. As a side note I think it is important to say that this pastor and I now regularly have lunch together and are developing a very good friendship built on mutual respect and understanding.