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Picture yourself spending some time with congenial friends, sharing your lives and pictures from your cell phones." They're curious about that cool game, song, movie, camping trip, art show, or other event that fascinated you. You talk about all kinds of stuff, poetry, styles, personal achievements, relationships, and bad days. You can share your inner child, and laugh together. They sympathetically listen to your feelings about serious topics like politics or climate change, even when they don't agree.

Personal validation comes from paying attention to one another, giving more than you get. Everyone respects you and themselves, despite our amazing range of personal tastes and interests. They'll tell you they don't agree with an idea or behavior without implying you're a bad person or somehow deficient. It's an "I'm OK, You're OK" kind of fellowship, where nobody tries to make himself look better by picking on somebody else.

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Surreal, I haz it

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner yesterday. 79 Replies

Surreal, not just found in art.Continue

Tags: surreal

Secular and Reclaimed Winter Holiday Songs

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner yesterday. 37 Replies

This is an appropriate day of the year for this subject...What are some of your favorite winter holiday songs?It would be especially good to share powerful new secular lyrics to tunes that have become associated with Christmas.…Continue

Tags: singing, lyrics, reclaimed, reclaiming, HumanLight

Aljam

Started by Randall Smith. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Saturday. 3 Replies

I'm not a news hound by any stretch, but I do like to stay informed about what's going on in the world. (I despise "local" news with all the reports of murders, robberies, fires, etc.)The national "evening" news shows really irritate me. I hate…Continue

Seth Andrews - The Copycats: How Christianity Steals The Best Ideas

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller on Friday. 5 Replies

Many of us have observed or learned how christianity shamelessly borrows from other sources to bolster its position and show off its supposed wonderfulness.  Well, Seth Andrews of The Thinking Atheist podcast has compiled some of the more modern-day…Continue

Tags: steal, borrow, copycat, The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews

Attacks in Canada Oct. 22nd/14

Started by Patricia. Last reply by The Flying Atheist on Thursday. 4 Replies

This was devastating for us........…Continue

Granddaughters

Started by Donald R Barbera. Last reply by Donald R Barbera Nov 15. 6 Replies

I've got three grandsons and I love them to death, but my youngest son and his wife had a baby girl in January and I haven't  right since. Granddaughter has me wrapped up like my grandsons never did. What is it about granddaughters? Her name is…Continue

Tags: grand-parent, girls, little, granddaughters

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Comment by sk8eycat on February 11, 2013 at 5:11pm

YEEEEE-HAWWWWW!  Made my day!

(I just hope they don't "elect" Cardinal Out-Law to take his place...)

Comment by Idaho Spud on February 10, 2013 at 2:37pm

Just heard of "love locks", but I think this woman got it right.  They look like graffiti to me:     

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-57568543/faith-salie-please-st...

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 10, 2013 at 2:31pm

Ian, that poster tells the value the way it needs to be told! If only victims would be hitched up to this philosophy, they have a chance to get out of being downtrodden. Thanks!

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 10, 2013 at 2:29pm

Spud! I love the postman story!  Thanks!

Comment by Ian Mason on February 10, 2013 at 2:26pm

Comment by Ian Mason on February 10, 2013 at 2:25pm

Just as long as the rooster doesn't chicken out.

Comment by Idaho Spud on February 10, 2013 at 2:24pm
Comment by booklover on February 10, 2013 at 1:47pm

I love this! :)

Comment by Idaho Spud on February 10, 2013 at 1:46pm

My, what a big tongue that black doggie has!  Not as big as Odie's, but there are those that think that Odie's not real.

Comment by booklover on February 10, 2013 at 1:45pm

Love the puppy gifs Steph!

You definitely have a wonderful daughter Ian!  :)

 

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