Diane's Blog – December 2011 Archive (3)

Crazy wafer lady

When I am aware enough to really observe what is going on around me, I can't help but realize that life is sublime and absurd. As an occupational therapist in a skilled nursing facility, I am often in a ideal position to experience some wondrous things. One of the residents I’m working with wanted me to go with her to “mass”. To the extent that my presence was going to facilitate her participating in something meaningful for her, I went with her. Although I am not a Christian, I have a…

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Added by Diane on December 17, 2011 at 6:27am — 4 Comments

A response to my friend, a "follower of Christ"

Have you ever read The Chronicles of Narnia? I think there are 7 books in all. They were written by C.S. Lewis, and they, along with The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, are some of the books I've read and re-read the most in my life. They are the closest things to a "Bible" I've got.

Narnia was created and presided over by Aslan. Wikipedia says this:  "Aslan is a talking lion, the King of Beasts, son of the Emperor-Over-the-Sea; a wise, compassionate, magical authority (both…

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Added by Diane on December 9, 2011 at 6:12am — 2 Comments

What DO you believe?

I have been asked this question by several Christians, and it's a good question.  I suspect they might expect me to say, "I believe in sacrificing goats to Cthulhu," or "I believe in daily orgies."  Oh, wait.  It's the Christian Bible that supports animal sacrifice for seemingly just about any reason.  I'm so confused.  



I wish I didn't care about religion one way or the other.  Try as I might, I seem to be unable to stay under the radar.  I do not mean to pick on…

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Added by Diane on December 4, 2011 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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