FGF # 174: News to Make You Smile

Every week, Doubting Believer brings you things to read, watch and listen to that are sure to make you smile. Because we all could use a little good news. Not gonna lie. My faith in humanity ebbed pretty low this week, but I reached out to friends on social media to ask them to share things that would help restore that faith...and they came through. Stories about proud dads, meals ...

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What I’ve Learned from My Left Foot

It all started with a bump. A bump on the top of my left foot. It didn't hurt. It only looked slightly freakish. I had never heard of anyone's cancer starting from a foot bump, so I ignored it. But then it grew, and I thought I'd better have somebody check it out. Fortunately, one of the most passionate social justice warriors in my community just happens to be a podiatrist. ...

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A Right to Breathe

Everyone should be free to breathe. That's something we can all agree on, right? But for about a month in the spring and around three weeks in the fall, I can't breathe. I have some serious grass and tree pollen allergies and when everything starts to bloom and the world looks beautiful, I stay inside as much as possible.  But even then, I can't breathe. I'm in pretty good shape. I ...

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