Category Archives: Religion

Election Day Anguish

I’m not anguished about what the results will be this Election Day. I’m prayerful, and feeling pretty good. My partner has been down at the grassroots Obama office in our community since before 7 this morning; I’m proud of him, … Continue reading

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Messing with my son about his outfit

Nils Pickert responds to the viral article about him wearing a skirt to support his son on this Huffington Post blog entry. The original article (which I mentioned here the end of August) garnered the usual mix of responses, from … Continue reading

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“Marriage” sermon suggests squashing girlishness “like a cockroach”

Pastor Sean Harris, Berean Baptist Church, Fayetteville, NC (517 Glensford Drive  Fayetteville, NC 28314, (910) 868-5156) “Marriage Sunday” sermon – April 29, 2012 (full audio here) Can I make it any clearer? Dads, the second you see your son dropping the … Continue reading

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