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How Should a Lady Interact with Strangers?

September 2, 2013

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This discussion has been tippy-toed ’round more times than I can count, but since TC is a quiet place these days, I thought (with the permission of the lovely editrixes) that we might have a chat about this. Considerations: 1) It is apparent that the smile of a lady is a valuable thing, lightening many […]

Is it a matter of taste?

July 28, 2013

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I am a member of (and an intern in) a church of approximately 3000. That sounds pretty impressive, until you realize that there are half a million people who live within a 30 minute drive. We have a lot of baby Christians at our church. Our outreach pastor goes down and chats the gangbangers up […]

Order of Operations

July 24, 2013

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The paradigm in Christendom for the past thousand years has been to make folks have a “Christian” life on the outside in order to encourage them to accept Christ on the inside. I’m going to be silent on the efficacy of that approach – I’m not God, and He’s the judge. However, excepting a brave […]

Principles vs. Method

July 3, 2013

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“As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever wondered how the ladies at Traditional Christianity manage to get […]

Eyes Up

May 2, 2013

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I asked God, “How can I avoid pride and despair?”, and my loving Father answered me. First, He told me to spend more time with Him. Prayer turns my thoughts and my focus out of myself. It’s about emptying myself, my worries, to God and spending more and more time with Him. To spend time […]

Dress Like Yourself

April 30, 2013

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Heretics Unite

April 1, 2013

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John 18:38 Pilate said to Him, “What is truth?” Welcome to the new society of heretics, circa 2013.  The new religion is Niceness, and those of us who dare to question will be shunned. The tenets of Niceness (a partial list): Everything will work out in the end somehow. (This divides into the Eastern Nice […]