So, I sit semi-regularly, with a small group of folks at work for a noon-time meditation. Â Most of the folks involved are buddhist, but not all. Â The meditation is simple and comfortable for anyone. Â No matter what your belief system (or lack there of) this can be a welcome place. Â Call it silent prayer, call it what you will, just come and spend about 30 minutes in silence. I say I attend semi-regularly- partly because[Read More…]
Will write more about this later. Giant baby Donald Trump can’t land a helicopter on Masada so he’s not gonna go at all
I’m possibly an odd one.Â While I am opposed to hate speech, I don’t believe the solution is to stop someone from speaking hateful things.Â Free Speech is just that Free Speech, and one of the prices we pay for it, is that everyone has a right to do it. I think that the solution to hate speech is two-fold.Â First to bear witness to it, and name it as hurtful to a meaningful society,[Read More…]
I haven’t posted any pictures from the Impact/ Antiprop 8 rally. Â Mostly because I haven’t many good ones. Â Here is one that I love the banner. Â It reminds me of the Fred Phelp’s banners.
I found this awesome blog/site yesterday, called Pam’s House Blend,Â http://www.pamshouseblend.com/. awesome site, full of great stuff. Â Check it out.
My friend send me this link for a Day without a Gay. It is sort of a work stoppage, but instead of doing nothing, the time is devoted to volunteer efforts. Â http://daywithoutagay.org/ Â Sounds like an interesting project capable of doing much good. Â Not only by the volunteer work, bt also by the level of visibility it can generate. Â We know that people are often more likely to be supportive of GLBT people when they[Read More…]
So, well before there was the QLATB blog, there was a podcast called Queer Look at the Bible (QueerLook for short), and it is time to begin producing the podcast! So within the next few weeks, I’m going to get back to a weekly podcast. If you want to check out the older podcasts:Â http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=162657208
…forget rocks and dogs for a bit… I mean, what is it that we expect to find in scripture? What do we expect it to tell us? What are we missing without it?
Not a long post today, although I owe you one. Â Found this video clip of Keith Olberman’s commentary about the election and Prop 8 in California. Â He expresses some of the ideas I have soÂ eloquently. Â Namely, that as recently as 1967, our next president’s parents would not have been allowed to marry in 1/3 of the states in our country because it was illegal for a black and a white to marry. Â As recent as[Read More…]