The below footnote tells an interesting account from 1746 of one of my ancestor’s attempt to arrest a Wesley brother (the founders of Methodism). As clergy in the Church of England and members of the establishment, my family were natural enemies of the Wesleys. (William Usticke is also my son’s name.)
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The kids are going to sleepaway camp this year. They’ll be at Camp Inquiry for a week next month. The camp’s mission:
This is a place where kids can be themselves. We work toward helping youth confront the challenges of living a non-theistic/secular lifestyle in a world dominated by religious belief and pseudoscience. Grounded on the conviction that kids can begin establishing habits of the good and ethical life early on, Camp Inquiry 2010 adopts a three-part focus: The arts and sciences, the skeptical perspective, and ethical character development comprise an integrated approach to this “Age of Discovery”.
My daughter helps me show off our FSM license plate.
Saffy had cancer as an infant and was saved with a liver transplant after being listed as status 1 (less than a week to live). Some may attribute that miracle to her team of surgeons, donor family and modern science, but we know it was really His Noodly Appendage that saved her.