Category Archives: Fundamentalism

Falling

It seems as though extremists on both sides love their party more than they love their country and the America media loves its ratings more than anything. Continue reading

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On Gun Violence in America

What we need in this country is not the fevered doubling-down of our respective opinions on this issue. What we need is education, empathy, and effective enforcement of our current laws. Continue reading

Posted in America, Communication, Community, compassion, Controversy, courage, current events, Debate, Education, Empathy, fear, Freedom, Fundamentalism, Guns, Kindness, Personal Responsibility, politics | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: War Room

You can’t laugh in here…this is the War Room. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Empathy, Evangelicalism, faith, Fundamentalism, God, movies, Obedience, pop culture, prayer, religion, Rodalena Reviews, Stephen King, Typical Christian Film, War Room | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Josh and Anna, or Jacob and Leah

Anna Duggar is the Leah of our time. Continue reading

Posted in Book of Genesis, Christianity, compassion, current events, Dignity, Duggars, Empathy, Evangelicalism, faith, Fundamentalism, God, Hell, King James Bible, Leah, Obedience, pain, pop culture, religion, Rich Mullins, Separation, Suffering, The Red Tent, Women | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Call Me Repulsed

I sort of wonder if Jesus was standing between Caitlyn Jenner and the stone-weilders today, what He’d be writing in the sand. Continue reading

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How Hugh Jackman Helped Me Break Out of My Bloggy Rut

I was in a rut. Wolverine saved the day. Continue reading

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Lonely Sailors: On Spiritual Sea Changes

When one changes the sea of their beliefs, all sorts of problems and all sorts of wonders are uncovered. It’s hard to adjust one’s sails to all that change entails. When this happened in my life, every area of my … Continue reading

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Rodalena Reflects: Lessons from Atticus

Empathy and critical thinking are risks. They often require one to act… Continue reading

Posted in baptist, Books, childhood, Community, Controversy, courage, Debate, Empathy, faith, Freedom, Fundamentalism, Guns, Homeschooling, honesty, Liberalism, Liberty, Life Lessons, Personal Responsibility, politics, Questions, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality, To Kill a Mockingbird, Truth | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

How to Talk to a Former Fundamentalist

Don’t ask, “So, do you have a demon?” Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Change, Christianity, church, compassion, Doubt, faith, fear, friends, Fundamentalism, Fundamentalist, God, Grace, heaven, honesty, love, ministry, pain, Patience, religion, Spirituality, Truth, Words | Tagged , , , | 25 Comments

Rodalena Rants: Raising Homewreckers

All I’ll say is you were warned. Continue reading

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