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It started here: 20 Things the Rich Do Every Day, an article posted to Dave Ramsey’s website.  There was a big bru-ha-ha surrounding the article, enough so Dave amended a response.  Somewhere in there, Rachel Held Evans’ responded on CNN’s belief blog.  Then I happened upon a few twitter critiques comparing him to Joel Olsteen.  I […]

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Do you love little warrior girl stories? I do. My life-long next door neighbor, Jerald had a decrepit garage.  His Dad worked on cars night and day, often filling every available inch of land they owned with cars & parts. Visible from our backyard, their garage was 20 yards away and appeared to be a […]

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Ma and me

I grew up in a home where my older, white brother called me a “stupid little nigger” more times than I can count, and where I countered with “ignorant, loser honkey!” more times than I care to admit. My brother had grown up in an all white neighborhood until White Flight swept through in a […]

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