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Personal hassles

What to Do with My Numbered Hair

Last year, I encountered the word “male disposability” for the first time. It means that the world treats men as symbols, disposing and replacing them without hesitation. Use and dump. Like, yunno, plastic cups. Though this term was used as a response to radical feminists who think all men know in this world is bliss, I also see how men (read: humans) might be disposable to God. Use and dump. Use and deliver. Use and reward. All kinds of endings but it always starts with “use”.

Gratitude?

“I have failed to fulfil them not because I did not wish to, but because I was unable to.” – Leo Tolstoy   It’s not rocket science to notice how grateful Christians are for salvation. In my home church, all testimonies start with: “I want to thank the Lord for the salvation of my soul” …

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My Thoughts on Abortion

Tired, tired with nothing, tired with everything, tired with the world’s weight he had never chosen to bear. – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned   First, I’d like to say that my blog is not a place for convincing anyone about anything. I’m not trying to “win”. I’m but a mere documentarian of …

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On Divorce and the Absolute Permanence of Mistakes

Disclaimer: This blog is me thinking about my Christian struggles in public. If you’re in a place where a little negativity might shake your faith, please, don’t read any further. Love and Light.   “Religious people don’t believe actions are good or bad because of the results of those actions. They believe actions are good …

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Another year and I’m still playing with God

“I’ve been a Christian for 23 years. I’m just not getting anywhere. I’m as weak as when I first accepted Christ my savior. I still fail. I just don’t know if it’s worth it.” – Cheryl (From Joyce Meyer’s Battlefield of the Mind)   Yesterday was my birthday. 25th January. I’m ageing. Yes, you’re ageing …

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