I think that we in American/Western Christianity have made an idol of marriage and family today, so there will be some work needed to understand that a life of celibacy in service to the Lord is just as commendable and honorable as the long-married couple.
his happens a lot (more to conservative Christians, it seems) – a Christian takes a loud, public, obnoxious stance against any moral failings we encounter as humans (and, of course, say any reckless thing against the LGBT community) and is himself engaging in the same moral failings as the rest of us. It’s ultimately tragic that the lesson of YOU’RE NOT BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE is never learnt.
I don’t really get too personal #onhere, but I have to let this out because my usual outlets aren’t working. Y’all, I want to be married. I do. I’m getting older and looking at all these babies in my family from last weekend, and thinking, “Man, it would be nice to leave a legacy through […]
I read about this story on ThinkProgress and busted out laughing just at the headline. I didn’t read anything else about it, but that article lists her Facebook status about it and it made me shake my head amidst giggle fits. This woman is the head of Georgia’s Republican Party. The Republican Party has lately […]
HAPPY GOOD FRIDAY! This week is just one topic – MARRIAGE EQUALITY! It was the hot topic in the news, so why not piggyback on it? 🙂 This is my take on marriage equality and I review the Bible, tradition, and explain why it *HAS* to be marriage instead of states’ rights and civil unions.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is hearing arguments for and against Proposition 8 from California, which banned same-sex marriages after the state issued 1,800 of them. SCOTUS is also hearing arguments for and against the Defense of Marriage Act. Both of these landmark decisions will be reached in June, no doubt, and […]
I was reading this and came across the following quote: Urging the Supreme Court to reverse those rulings, Prop 8’s defenders argue that the state has a legitimate reason for treating same-sex couples differently: only couples consisting of a man and a woman can produce children. “This indisputable difference between same-sex and opposite-sex relationships demonstrates that […]
Per WSLS 10 in Richmond, Virginia, and the Associated Press, Virginia is considering a law that the governor likes. This law will formally end restrictions for heterosexual cohabitation. See here and below: It’s time for Virginia to end an antiquated law that makes it a crime for unmarried couples to live together, Republican Gov. Bob […]