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  • Throwback Thursday: I am the Daria of Christians.

    Note: This post originally appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on July 31, 2012. ~Li   After posting this last week, I felt conflicted. Well, maybe more than just conflicted.…

  • Throwback Thursday: On Plato’s Cave & the Ultimate Light

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on July 30, 2012. ~Li   A long, long time ago, back when Clinton was still president, Diddy was still…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: August 6th.

    Miss you, Jos.   Happy Sunday, Everyone. Today would’ve been my sister Joscelyne’s 33rd birthday. Well, it still is to me. As I do everyday, I miss her. So Happy Birthday to…

  • Throwback Thursday: Circles, Squares & Me.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far AboveRubies, on September 21, 2012. ~Alisha   When I sat in that doctor’s office over a year and a half ago, being…

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    The Preachers: Charles Colcock Jones, Christianizer of the Negroes.

    (Image Source: Wikipedia) It’s time for another entry in the ongoing series “The Preachers”, in which I look at some of the United States’ most influential spiritual/religious leaders. All of the previous…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: June 25th

    From left to right: Greg, Nate, Joe, Justin, Jenny and the judge.   It’s been a looooong time since I did a “Some… Stuff” post, but here goes. On Friday, my brother…

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    Flashback Friday: Lena Horne on the Blacklist.

    Lena Horne (Image Source) Lena Horne- singer, actress, glamour queen of the 1940’s- found herself blacklisted in Hollywood, labeled a Communist betrayer of democracy in the early 1950’s. It was a particularly…

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    Flashback Friday: When Sammy Davis Jr. got devilish.

    (Image Source: Vice)   Last week in the Anton La Vey post, I mentioned how Sammy Davis Jr. became a member of The Church of Satan for a while. This struck me…

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    Why do people join cults?

      This TED-Ed video ties in nicely with my The Preachers series, and even mentions the Rev. Jim Jones. Check it out.    

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    The Preachers: Anton La Vey & The Church of Satan.

    Anton La Vey and snake. (Image Source)   So far in this series, I covered Jim Jones who believed himself better than God (if there was, in fact, a supreme deity); Father…