Love Wins, But Sometimes It Comes in Second

By | December 11, 2017

“May God have mercy on us all. I only know I miss my daughter Patti very much and I am grateful for having her as my daughter.” Would you abandon your child if they told you they were gay? Would you sit there while your preacher preached hate about your child? Would you sit… Read More »

About the About of Christmas

By | November 30, 2017

We watched “A Heavenly Christmas” this evening as we relaxed by the fire. It’s a Hallmark Christmas movie, so there is no bad language, no mocking or satire, and no unhappy endings. It was not bad, even though I must admit that the actors were working with a somewhat unrealistic plot: a too-busy-for-family career woman… Read More »

Sorry Folks — to Avoid a Choice Is to Make a Choice

By | November 22, 2017

Traditionally, orthodox Christianity means a religion centered around the Christ of the New Testament, where what Jesus said and taught and did forms the central, defining properties of the religion. Christ did not hate the Jews or want them eliminated or gassed. Christ did not hate black Africans. In fact, some of the first disciples… Read More »

Welcome to Braggsville–A Review

By | July 2, 2017

We saw “Welcome to Braggsville” at the Seattle Center, performed by the Book-It Repertory Theater, based on the novel by T. Geronimo Johnson. First off, let me say that the cast was stellar, and the leads were absolutely fantastic. They were in their roles in a way that led me to believe they weren’t acting;… Read More »

The Words of Good White Liberals

By | June 17, 2017

What are your thoughts, good people? This is really hard for me to read, because it is easier to talk about racism and to march against racism than it is to do the hard work of confronting racism *in our own lives*. It’s my opinion that we want to tell others how to fix… Read More »