Category Archives: Coming out

The Life and Times of My Freethinking Family

by Jessica Kelton My journey to Parenting Beyond Belief has been a long one, filled with questions, confusion, reason, logic, and finally—at least some degree of clarity. My husband and I have quite the task at hand in encouraging our … Continue reading

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Christianity and the pressure to believe

by Lisa Morguess My ten-year old son, Joey, announced to me a while back that he is atheist.  When he said that, it made me a little uncomfortable.  For some reason, it feels a little different to me to hear … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being mean

by Heather Minter There was a moment when I turned around, and god was not there. It wasn’t weak faith. It wasn’t temptation from the devil. It wasn’t anger. It was a glimmer of light shining in through the cracks … Continue reading

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Losing my religion, gaining myself

by Kiersten Brown, an administrator for Mothers Beyond Belief I used to believe. Even going to a liberal arts high school, and being taught great critical thinking skills by wonderful instructors, I used to believe that something higher had to … Continue reading

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Atheists on Elevators – Texas Style

by Anne Crumpacker, Socratic Mama Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above Don’t fence me in Let me ride through the wide open country that I love Don’t fence me in Let me be by myself … Continue reading

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