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Just finished reading THE SHACK – have you read it?

Written on March 20th, 2010 by Suzanneno shouts

If you want to get some more info you can get it at Wikipedia.

I am not a very religious person but this book really makes me look at my “preconceived notions” about God, Jesus, the wholy Trinity and otehr question. A few passages really struck a chord with me and if you have ever asked yourself “if there is a God, why does he let bad thing happen and why is there evil in the world” – well, read the book and maybe it will at least make you think – but maybe not. Yes, I know I am being vague – I will write more later today in a post with a MORE tag so that those who don’t want to see it don’t have to. I don’t want to give anything away about the book because I don’t like when people do that.

Has this book made me any more religious? Not at all. But it’s given me “thought points”.

If you have read the book – what did you think about it?

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just don't feel like writing…and no time!

Written on February 24th, 2010 by Suzanneone shout

been too damn busy to even read a newspaper – not like we really actually have a newspaper worth reading in Delaware. Still job hunting – I think that makes me feel blah and unable to write. Oh well, hang in there with me, will you. I will be back, as always.

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FINALLY!!!!!!!

Written on February 17th, 2010 by Suzanneone shout

2 weeks later I finally have my car back again. I had to inch it back and forth to turn it ON THE SPOT (you can do that with a Honda Fit, really – you can) and by removing 2 feet of snow from the hood, windshield, and top of the car. FREEDOM…..cabin fever will finally be gone. So far the snow on the driveway was too high for my little fit to make it anyway – but now it makes it and so I was finally able to free it. I AM SO HAPPY!

Haiti – how to help

Written on January 17th, 2010 by Suzanneno shouts

DONATE,DONATE, DONATE – shipping supplies takes longer and reaches less people then for big organizations to purchase the supplies.

Americans can also donate via text message. Donations will be added to your cellphone bill.

  • text “HAITI” to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts
  • text “YELE” to 501501 to Donate $5 to Yele Haiti’s Earthquake Relief efforts
  • text “GIVE10″ to 20222 to donate $10 to Direct Relief

Sex Offender Registry

Written on January 8th, 2010 by Suzanneno shouts

When have you last been to the State’s Sex Offender Registry? It’s an eye opening experience. For example, there are 70 offenders within a 3 mile radius of my house. How many do you have? Looking at their convictions it appears that most of them molested kids between 12 and 15 years of age. A few also have convictions where the victim is younger than 12 years old.

SCARY STATISTICS ((http://www.franksfoundation.org/know.shtml))

  • At least 1 out of 4 girls and one out of 6 boys will be sexually abused by age 18
  • At least 90 percent of all childhood sexual abuse victims know their abuser
  • Only 25 percent of childhood sexual abuse cases are even reported; only 5 percent of those cases will even make it to court and of that, 50 percent of these children will be returned to their alleged abuser
  • The average sexual predator will commit 117 assaults before even getting caught
  • The re-arrest rate for convicted child predators is 52 percent
  • One in 10 homes are involved in some form of childhood sexual abuse; this is a leading cause of teen suicide and child prostitution
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Harvey Milk – interviews with his friends

Written on January 15th, 2009 by Suzanneno shouts

Doug from towardequality.com was able to interview 2 of Harvey Milk’s childhood friends and the daughter of one that has passed away. If you want to, you can go read them at www.towardequality.org - just click on HARVEY MILK on the left hand side. It’s really interesting.

January 10th – Nationwide DOMA Protests – Join the Impact – Delaware

Written on January 9th, 2009 by Pegno shouts

January 10, 2009
Nationwide DOMA Protests
Dover City Hall – 15 E. Loockerman St., Dover, DE 19901
Time: 1:30 PM

COME OUT!

Why write about Proposition 8 if we live in Delaware?

Written on November 14th, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

Because it affects all gays and lesbians, no matter where in the United States they live.  I am sick and tired of being made to feel like a second class citizen.  I am sick and tired of being asked to be happy with little handouts – it’s kind of like sitting at the kiddie table and not being allowed at the big table. 

I get tears in my eyes when I hear bigoted idiots talk about me, my loved ones, and my friends, as if we are evil and vile.  What happens to my gay and lesbian brothers and sisters in other parts of the United States matters to me – while we may not have much else in common – we share something that is with us every day, no matter where we go and what we do.

Straight people like to ask us to understand them and to be tolerant.  They only say it so we still spend our money in their stores and restaurants and so our money still goes to their families.  Screw that.  I prefer a gay business over one owned by straights any day!

I think every obviously anti-gay business needs to be boycotted.

Some people may think that asking for a boycott of El Coyote, a San Francisco Restaurant whose floor manager gave money to the Mormon Church to pass Proposition 8, is asked too much.  However, 10% of the money that floor manager, Marjorie Christofferson, makes goes to the Mormon Church as required  tithe.  Those 10 percent as well as the one hundred dollars she agave IN ADDITION to the Mormon church was money that she received in parts from El Coyote’s gay and lesbian clients.

And then there comes a half-assed press conference – well, she didn’t convince me.

Watch the press conference below

 

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