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Squatters Rights, Impossible Commands and My Fitness Pal

Q. Since we do not fully obey [the Ten Commandments], are they useful at all? A. Since we do not fully obey them, we see more clearly our sin and our need for redemption. – An Outline of the Faith, commonly called the Catechism, from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979, Episcopal (USA), pages 843-862. […]

This Just In: In the Quest for Self-Improvement, Ideals Hinder, Don’t Help.

To be filed under “no duh” for any Mbirder (or anyone with the least bit of self-knowledge) comes this piece of news from NPR this morning: Skinny Models Undermine Dieting Goals. Dr. Anne Klesse, a researcher at Tilburg University in the Netherlands (as I’ve always said, if you ain’t Dutch, you ain’t much:) and her colleagues recently conducted […]

Women, Food and God (and Oprah)

Oprah Winfrey recently announced that she’s never dieting again. Her decision was apparently prompted by reading the book Women, Food and God by Geneen Roth. I tend to tune out Oprah when it relates to anything religious or self-esteem-y, so I was definitely surprised to find some powerful (even familiar) ideas at work here, and […]