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skeptic/free-thinker - recovered alcoholic

“coming out”

 
- short version –
 
listening to others sharing at a recent PFLAG* meeting, I realized that I was lucky;  had it really easy because my parents had been very accepting & supportive – -
my father was in the room when I had told my sister that I thought I might be gay,  and there was no terrible reaction – my mother observed that I wasn’t “girl crazy” like my brother
my brother had brought his girl friends home, so I started bringing my boy friends home
when I said that Carl (my ‘friend’ at the time) and I were getting an apartment together, mother said, 
“OK, that’s what I thought” and generously gave me some dishes & cookware to set up housekeeping
 that’s just the way it was; it was just no big deal
 
 
 
my local chapter – http://pflag-tulare-kings.org/
 
 

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“Doctor, Doctor”

Misadventures in the World of Medicine -

When my heart problem was discovered at age 15, the first thing the cardiologist did was put me on “Inderol” – the go-to drug for all heart problems. Trouble is, it made me weak & tired and then they wanted to double the dosage to “get it up to where it should be” …

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Book Review – “I AM CHRIST” by Michael Sherlock

Book Review – “I AM CHRIST” by Michael Sherlock
 
“Sherlock’s book, I Am Christ, is a thorough going attack on Christianity as a belief system.  The really maddening thing is that he does it so well….the main thrust of the book is a well researched attack on the foundations of the  Christian belief system.  I want you to read that attack.  It is so well done.  Don’t let the title confuse you, turn you off or scare you.”
 

Different from the norm

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