Author Archives: bem02

About bem02

I like to paint, draw, bead and craft. I have been doing pottery as well. Attempting to work two low paying part time jobs, while taking care of mom.

Weird Backstory Things I Swear I Didn’t Make Up About ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’.

Originally posted on The Court of Ranternal Affairs:
I was really into C.S. Lewis when I was younger. He’s a solid contender for the title of ‘Christian Writer Who Had the Biggest Impact on My Personal Theology’. Aslan’s leitmotif from the music-accompanied…

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Bookwyrm

Originally posted on The Court of Ranternal Affairs:
One of the trickiest things, historically, about having a global conspiracy to conceal a society-wide masquerade, is how you keep your secret knowledge and art hidden from the people on the outside…

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“Is Life so Dear…” A Comparison Between the Works of David Walker and Patrick Henry

Originally posted on Anna Melvina:
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry gave a speech at the Second Virginia Convention. It’s a speech that has been praised throughout the history of our country. Although the exact words were not recorded, William…

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Corporal Punishment and The End of The Red Stick

Originally posted on Becoming Worldly:
This picture could be anybody’s little sister blindfolded and hitting a piñata at her Dad’s house for another sibling’s birthday. But it isn’t. It’s my little sister. She lives in a different world than I…

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Prisoner of Patriarchal Presbyterian Pedagogy: Alia’s Story

Originally posted on Homeschoolers Anonymous:
CC image courtesy of Pixabay, Bilder_meines_Lebens. HA note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. “Alia” is a pseudonym. I grew up in the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America. It was a small…

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An Evangelical Vice: How Sin-Leveling Fails Survivors

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Why Autism Speaks is bad: it actually hurts Asperger’s / autistic people

Originally posted on the silent wave:
The short version: Autism Speaks sucks.  It advocates (ineffective) “therapies” that do actual harm to autistic people and it promotes a 21st-century reincarnation of eugenics.  If you think Hitler was a bad guy, and…

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