truth n. Conformity to fact or actuality. In light of recent events I have grown increasingly sensitive to people creating new meaning for words. That people can listen to an explanation that does not conform to fact or actuality and be okay with it boggles my mind. Redifining the meaning of not raining (reality), or changing the definition of numbers (reality); words ought to matter, but (with some exceptions) sometimes it feels like people don’t seem to care when they don’t. Read More...
A redditor named tapirs_and_chariots recently shared a text interaction they had. In it a family member expressed love by claiming:
I love you. […] I refuse to lose you to the world.
They respond by recognizing that the message comes from a place of love, and then acknowledging that having a family member leave the church can be a painful, difficult experience. They know this because they also used to believe. Read More...
I’ve been trying to add variety to what the kids have for breakfast to the traditional rocks with honey and other sundry cereals.
They make exceptions for croissant breakfast sandwiches (eggs, cheese, bacon), but generally don’t like like the diversity.
One recent recipe that has worked alright has been spiced oatmeal. Generally I choose a fruit (bananas and apples work great), then add spices. Today specifically I prepared irish oats (water, oats, butter, spices (cinnamon, nutmet, cardamom). Read More...