Doug Reardon's Blog – March 2010 Archive (2)

Faith makes things possible

I just drove by the local baptist church, and their sign declares "Faith makes things possible". And, I thought, what a bizarre concept. Now, faith may give one the impetus to try something he doesn't think he can do, but it doesn't make them possible, and it sure as hell doesn't make something that is impossible, possible. As I tried to get my brain to grasp this concept, I realized that for me to believe such a concept would require a complete reconfiguration of my total view of reality. And… Continue

Added by Doug Reardon on March 14, 2010 at 2:35pm — 5 Comments

The irony of community prejudice.

I don't know why, but reading about Constance McMillian and the prom being cancelled by her high school because she wanted to wear a tuxedo to accompany her female date, reminded me of an incident several years ago. I worked for a transitional home for the chronically mentally ill, and we were having to find a new residence.

Well we found a house in a nearby community which fit the bill. But, the minister of a local baptist church, began a campaign to keep those "deviants" out of their… Continue

Added by Doug Reardon on March 11, 2010 at 10:30pm — 13 Comments

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