I wish I could have been as articulate as Kevin Daugherty during the thousands of arguments I’ve been in, supporting these views in opposition to others relying on scripture to justify oppression.
Tag Archives: love
The sweet things in life stay in memory forever, long after injustices, obstacles and hardships have all fallen away. Continue reading
I realized a new reason I love raising our new “guide-dog-in-training” Lila early this morning. She’s a clean slate. She doesn’t share the neuroses my wife and I have Continue reading
Early in our courtship, my wife and I each risked participation in the other’s creative hobbies. She was an experienced ballroom dancer. I had never danced except in the uncontrolled, untrained fashion acceptable between horny teenagers. Continue reading
Our bodies are instruments, the first ones that were ever played. Rhythm comes from our awareness of the beat of our hearts. Melody is the practiced pattern of chosen pitches, but it originates in the verbal interactions between parents and children. Our baby squeals reached higher and higher pitches. It gave us delight. Our parents lulled us to sleep using peaceful vocal tones.
Here’s another example of a song that has managed the trick of time-travel. Many of you just heard a bit of it last Friday, but didn’t know how ancient it was. I’ll show you the trail from long, long ago. Continue reading
Many published posts about LOVE around Valentine’s Day. Love is always important. It’s also possible to have too much to handle. Continue reading
(When I re-read what I posted this time last year, I realized I can’t say it any better. So, here it is again. Maybe this will become my annual “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus”.)
Kindergarten was awful at first, then wonderful. Continue reading
Today is our 16th Wedding Anniversary. Some of you have not had the inestimable benefit of a supportive marriage. Maybe you haven’t even had a long-term relationship outside of your family. Marriage isn’t for everybody, but when it turns out as well as mine has it makes me wish this amount of happiness for all of you.
My wife has faults. I have learned to love them. I find most of them endearing. Continue reading