Just NO, General Conference.

*This post has been worked on and rewritten and completely trashed and restarted a few times since last week. This. Vote. Is. Just. Awful. Finally, I've decided to publish this simple version and leave it be - because I have to say something. I am heartsick over this.   After years of having hoped better…

words – and walls – matter.

On Friday, after the Bizarro World Rose Garden press conference, I was ready to sit down and write a full, holy shit, let me tell y'all post. And then I gathered my horses, and determined that everyone knows where I stand on this anyway, and that I was NOT going to be kind if I…

so, Mat Staver, who would Jesus lynch?

It came to my attention recently that a group called The Liberty Council - associated with Liberty University - has objected to the passage in The Senate of the Anti-Lynching bill, The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/evangelical-group-wants-gays-removed-anti-lynching-bill-n956831 As the article states, the bill applies to lynchings motivated by "the victim's actual or perceived…

wanting more (and less) in 2019

Yesterday morning, I read an article about Colin O' Brady becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica unassisted, a truly incredible feat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/american-man-first-solo-across-antarctica-unaided-n952186 The explorer who attempted the same, Henry Worsley, in 2016 fell ill and passed away, just 30 miles short of his goal. Still, what an amazing attempt. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/25/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-antarctic-record-attempt It is also…

shining light in a time of darkness

At the end of a hate-filled week, an anti-Semitic alt-right psychopath entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last Saturday and murdered eleven people during their time of worship. He injured two other worshipers as well as four police officers. It is heartbreaking and disgusting and just unbearable. After this horrific attack occurred, the…