My colleague and I were discussing his topic on science, which was about taxonomy. Another colleague overheard what we were discussing and he butted-in and asked "What's the importance of that to our salvation?" I wasn't able to answer because I got mad and I was worried that if I gave my answer it'll just create an endless debate on science vs. religion. And we all know it's difficult to reason with a religious.
My friend said that I shouldn't mind what my colleague asked, but it…Continue
Just this week we found out that one of my colleague is pregnant. What did the people, religious people, around her did? Talk behind her back, criticize her, make her feel more miserable. They avoided her like she had lupus. When I was accompanying my colleague at lunch, I swear I could feel the cold stares of disgust from our other colleagues. I thought the faithful were understanding and were concerned of the well-being of other people, but they weren't.
I know it was against the…Continue
Every Sunday, my niece comes over for tutoring. While I was discussing the lesson to my niece, my mom sat beside us and listened. She usually do this and it does not bother me but today was different. My mom had this look on her face that made me a bit uncomfortable. I tried to ignore her but I was so interested as to why she looked at me that way that when I was done tutoring my niece I immediately asked her. She told me you know, you're good at teaching and you know a lot of things,…Continue
first, there's my mom who keeps on persuading me to go back to catholicism.
then comes my co-teacher who text bible verses everyday hoping that i become "sensible" and stop questioning god.
now, the vice principal (a nun) of our school when to visit me in my classroom and asked me... i mean told me that she listed me to go to this "search in" tomorrow.
search in is like a retreat where you try to find your purpose in life and discover whether you have been called…Continue