Sharon Mindy

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Faith & Spirituality

How I Became Egalitarian

I mentioned egalitarianism in my first post, and as it’s a favorite topic of mine, it’s something I’ll be featuring a lot of here. However, it’s likely that not everyone knows what this is all about. I figure a brief explanation of what “egalitarianism” is and how I came to be persuaded of it is in order. But first, a working definition of some terms I’ll be using: Egalitarianism: the view that God distributes His gifts and callings without regard  ...

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Faith & Spirituality

Funeral ≠ Celebration

A friend of the family passed away recently. A day or two after his passing, another friend forwarded me an email containing a newspaper article with his obituary and information about his “Celebration of Life” service. It may be none of my business what people want to label their significant life events, but calling it a “celebration”, instead of a “funeral” or “memorial service”, just sits wrong with me for some reason. It makes little  ...

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