What I have come to see so clearly over the past few years is that this demonization of the other side is unfounded. It has to stop because it’s based on falsehoods and it is ruining us. It is breaking families apart – and the family is the very thing the American Evangelical Church proclaims is their priority. The politics being preached from the Far Right are undoing the very mission of the Church at a record pace.
It was Brennan’s birthday, 2019. I secured a last minute meeting with a very influential person in the Pennsylvania legislature and, despite it being his birthday, Brennan happily stayed home … Continue reading What Will Be Your Moment?
I want to be upfront that what I’m about to say does not reflect our current church home – we are very grateful for the fact that they never bring … Continue reading An Unwanted Journey: Part Two
I am not afraid to be uncomfortable. I learned fourteen years ago to embrace it and even ask for it. I spent 2007 asking God to make me uncomfortable because … Continue reading An Unwanted Journey: Part One
I have found myself so much more at peace since discovering this truth: The other party isn’t my enemy, isn’t out to destroy our country, and isn’t evil. It’s so … Continue reading Maybe there’s little to fear…
Last week, a couple of friends asked me how I manage to remain fairly objective with my observations of current events and I have been thinking about it ever since. … Continue reading Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
(This is an expanded version of a Facebook status I posted earlier today because I keep thinking of things I should have said, and I felt it was worthy of … Continue reading Assumptions and Where I Actually Stand
In September, I was told it was “improbable but not impossible” to see SB983 progress because of our many delays (and a global pandemic). I took that as a challenge. … Continue reading Signed by Governor Wolf
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.
The choice we make on how to move forward after the election is equally important to the choice we make on the ballot.