Tag: talking

Nature isn't Silent

Nature isn't Silent

Spirituality
I spend an excess of time walking. And not for a purpose of gain. Just. Walking. I think about it a lot, but in odd ways, like how can I walk along every street in my neighborhood without retracing my steps – left from my house, then right, left, left, left, right. Sometimes, when I’m walking through the park near my house, I’ll see if I can notice something different each time I make the loop around the park. A tall tree, a strangely patterned leaf, the way the lake is moving or still. I tell myself stories when I walk. Sometimes, the stories about the faeries that are playing in the leaves, or fanfictions of ships that I wish could be, or brainstorming the continuation of the novel I’m working on. I’m always talking as I walk. Unless I’m singing. But, I’m usually talking. Talking and

15 Propositions: The Bible and Homosexuality by Rev. Dr. James Howell

Christianity, Religion, Scripture, Theology
15 propositions | The General Board of Church and Society. A thoughtful article.  My personal pet peeve is  under his point #12.  Just because I disagree does not mean that I don't know my Bible or that I don't know the scholarship around this issue.   15 propositions:  The Bible and Homosexuality By the Rev. Dr. James Howell Having heard much talk recently about the Bible and homosexuality — in our United Methodist General Conference, in my home state of North Carolina with its marriage amendment vote, and then President Obama’s statement affirming gay marriage — I have pulled together 15 propositions that might help us moving forward...