Why All the Rage?
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Why All the Rage?

I don’t know where people get the energy. I really don’t. I mean, I’m a caffeine addicted, 4 -cups-a-day coffee drinker, and I don’t possess the energy that some people seem to have. Because it takes energy to be outraged all the time. Another controversial celebrity endorses a product, “Boycott that product! If you own … Continue reading

Here’s Your Sermon, Houston
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Here’s Your Sermon, Houston

It sounds like something straight out of an Orwellian universe: government leaders demanding that clerics turn in their homilies to be inspected under threat of prosecution.  But this isn’t some dystopian novel.  This is modern-day America, and that is exactly what’s happening in Houston.  The nation’s first openly lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, is making a … Continue reading

Light in the Darkness
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Light in the Darkness

My emotions now are a freight train of feelings colliding with a passenger train of adjectives. Anger.  Wrecked. Brokenhearted.  Shattered.  Shocked.  Sickened. No matter how hard I try, there is no way to make sense of an armed man executing a classroom of 5-year-olds.  The idea of it is nauseating.  Seeing it carried out in … Continue reading

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Homosexuality, Grace and Truth

I’m tired. I’m tired of the whole debate over homosexuals.  Should they marry?  Should they not marry?  What about civil unions? I’m tired of politics.  I’m tired of bills designed to ‘protect’ marriage.  I’m tired of politicians saying what is expedient rather than what is necessary.  I’m tired of the ‘us’ vs. ‘them’ mentality that … Continue reading