“If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I … Continue reading Love is Patient, Love is Kind…and Love is Not Control
My partner Heidi and I early voted a few weeks ago, but this morning we are going to do something else that’s important: apply for a marriage license. If you’re on the fence about whether to go vote, please remember … Continue reading The Best Wedding Present Ever
My grandmother was born in Portland, Maine, the daughter of Italian immigrants. She grew up in a Roman Catholic parish there that ministered to the immigrants and their families. The church was the center of my grandmother’s community, and a … Continue reading Of Maine and Two Marriages: Lessons from a Grandmother I Never Knew
It seems like this election season “religious liberty” is a hot topic. Rumors of its demise are all around, as are politicians who want to make sure that you know they will never do anything to intrude upon it. I’m a religious person with a lifelong passion for civil rights, so this is of great interest to me. So much so, that I believe we all need to determine whether our religious liberties are indeed at risk. So, as a public service, I’ve come up with this little quiz. I call it “How to Determine if Your Religious Liberty is … Continue reading How to Determine if Your Religious Liberty is at Threat in Just Ten Quick Questions.
Check out my reflection, as well as words from Rabbi Andrea Myers, Rev. Emilie Townes, and Bishop Yvette Flunders as well as others: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/22/lgbt-clergy-speak-out-on-_n_1616297.html?utm_hp_ref=religion Continue reading Today on Huffington Post Religion: LGBT faith leaders speak on what marriage means to us.