Nothing To Do With Islam?

Ever notice how, whenever Westborough Baptist Church comes out to spew their bullshit or some anti-gay nut kills a person who is LGBTQ, Christian leaders come out of the woodwork to say “This has nothing to do with Christianity” and explain that the Christian faith is based on love, not hate? No? That’s because they […]

My Story Pt III

Today, we come to the third chapter of the saga that is My Story. Monday, I started with the tale of my Leave It To Beaver-ish early years. Wednesday, I laid bare the time I spent as a member of a crazy-ass cult (though exactly a willing one). Today, the story spans a much longer time; almost 30 years […]

A Massive Jesus Juke?

Recently, Jonathan Brink , blogger and publisher asked the following question on the Christian Left Facebook page: “To my LGBTQ friends: does the act of apologizing for another person’s oppressive act serve as a meaningful substitute for your pain, or is the value in simply someone acknowledging the pain. Or something else?” Now, I’m not […]

Apologies and Americans

Americans are loathe  to apologize for anything, even though there is a lot we need to apologize for. I suppose it’s because we view apologies as a sign of weakness. And, of course, all human beings hate to admit they’ve done anything wrong. Remember all the non-apology apologies you’ve heard over the years? Things like “I’m so sorry […]

But, I Don’t Want To Do It!

A lot of times, when I write about stuff that’s been all over the news, I’ll start by saying something like “Unless you live under a rock, you know…,” followed by whatever tidbit of news I’m wound up about. I would start that way this time, but, I just found out my oldest daughter evidently lives […]