Welcome to my domain

Over the last few months I’ve been contemplating acquiring a domain name for Painfully Hopeful.  This morning I finally pulled the trigger and purchased a domain which, I feel, captures the ethos of what I post here.  So, welcome to painfullyhopeful.me!  Come, gaze at the irony.

Religious Brand Loyalty

When I was growing up religion was of minor importance to my family – both nuclear and extended.  While it was recognized that being “politely religious” was something that good people were, it was also true to say that being “politely religious” meant you show up to worship once and a while and expect people…