Wednesday Tweet Digest, Vol. 3

2 years ago with 2 comments in Uncategorized
The best (according to me) tweets I have twitted over the course of the previous week or so, as a momentary stay against the essential evanescence of twitter. My phone buzzes and says “4:30 – Meds”. I chuckle at it condescendingly before pushing “dismiss” — Joseph Prever (@stevegershom) July 26, 2014 It’s that critical moment where if I don’t make ...

Exodus Part 1: Sex and Sexuality

3 years ago with 5 comments in Uncategorized
I haven’t had any time to write a short piece on the Exodus kerfuffle, so I will have to settle for a long one. I’m honestly sorry, because I’m from the Strunk & White school of writing: the fewer words, the bigger the punch. But there’s just too much here I’ve been wanting to say. ★ The fact that Exodus is closing its doors doesn’t affect me ...

Again, Scientists!

5 years ago with 15 comments in Uncategorized
Oh my dear, dear Kathleen Sebelius, you lost your cool and accidentally said what you really think. The quick version of the video’s at the bottom, and the link to the whole thing is here if you want context. Since I tend to skip blog posts with videos in ’em and I don’t want you to miss this, I pulled the transcript. Come on, just skim it. Conversation is between Sebelius ...

Pizza Style

5 years ago with 17 comments in Uncategorized
Poor commenters: they leave a few perfectly innocent(ish) remarks buried deep in the combox, and I resurrect them for A WHOLE POST. Sorry. But not very. Commenter 1 says: This does not mean that every time a person has sex he has to intend to make babies and nothing else. He may just think his wife looks ravishing that Thursday night. It Does mean that when he does have sex, though, he has to ...

Oh Snap!

5 years ago with 5 comments in Uncategorized
Marc Barnes totally nails it over at Bad Catholic today. Excerpt: So once again…why is it that following Christ while disdaining religion leads to the direct contradiction of Christ’s teachings? It’s a silliness of modern Christianity, to love Christ partially — “Ah yes, he saved me, died for me, opened the gates of Heaven for me, and I accept him as my personal Lord and Savior, but not ...

North Star

5 years ago with 83 comments in Uncategorized
Last night I received this comment on an old post. Read it, friends, and weep. God loves you fully for who you are – your sexuality is an expression of the love in your soul and heart and God does not require that you repress it unless you really want that (i.e. as a monk)…brother you are trying to be accepted by the church but the true acceptance comes from God – the church’s reasons ...