Lesbian Couple Takes Pulpit at Historic Baptist Church Posted on April 13, 2017 by Universal Life Church Monastery A historic Washington D.C. church has taken a gigantic step by appointing its first lesbian couple to partner-lead the congregation. The Calvary Baptist Church will now be led by Sally Sarratt and Maria Swearingen, two women who are bringing an entirely new image to the pulpit. … Read More Lesbian Couple Takes Pulpit at Historic Baptist Church
At the end of September, libraries and bookstores everywhere will be celebrating “Banned Books Week.” This got us thinking: why do people ban books (or, in extreme cases, burn them)? Literature is such a fundamental part of human life, and yet time and time again throughout history there have been concerted efforts to suppress or destroy certain books. These days, when we talk about … Read More Why are Books Banned or Burned?
What did Joe Paterno know and when did he know it? According to an explosive new CNN report published Saturday, the legendary ex-Penn State football coach may have known about Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of young boys years before Sandusky’s 2011 arrest. CNN obtained a Pennslyvania police report that described Paterno’s reaction to whistleblower Mike McQueary showing up in his office in 2001 and … Read More Paterno knew about Sandusky’s child sex abuse before 2001: report
Receiving a nomination for an award is always exciting, exciting as the first. There are days my body hurts, some days I don’t get far. (I’ll be back) I want to Thank the Bloggers who nominated me and I’ve had to pass. Being nominating by a good friend felt wonderful. Danica Piche created Treasure Trove Award, a full described below. I’m happy she’s returned to … Read More Treasure Trove Award **WOW**
Olympic athletes can face rejection daily which is broadcast for all to see. Luckily our rejection isn’t on the daily news.I hope you find tools for working thru the emotions of rejection. Xx M
I HAVE BIPOLAR DISORDER MY MENTAL HEALTH IS TIED TOGETHER WITH MULTIPLE MEDICATIONS, THREE OF WHICH I’M ADDICTED TO. MY STRUGGLE WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER IS BALANCED OUT ON A FOUNDATION BUILT ON XANAX. I AM ADDICTED TO THREE OF THE DRUGS WITH XANAX BEING THE NASTIEST TO WITHDRAW FROM. LYME DIEASE HAS TAKEN MY MEMORY AND I TOOK TO MANY XANAX BEFORE THE NEXT REFILL. IT’S … Read More Withdraw The Beast Within: Day One
Share your thoughts with Senator John Cornyn at http://cornyn.senate.gov/. Contact him whether you live in Texas or not. He is a Senior lawmaker and serves the lead on several committees. THE LONESTAR WEEKLY This week we mourn the victims of the horrific terrorist attack in Orlando and their families and friends, and express our appreciation for the first responders who bravely responded to this tragedy. … Read More Texas Senator John Cornyn: ISIS Must Be Stopped
Adele’s voice is unique, so powerful, She will surprise you with Send My Love ( To Your New Lover ) Enjoy Power Female Artist this week. Amy’s voice is beautiful, life ended to soon for her. Alice Keys is another Power House. Xx M
For Valentines, I share my heart with you. For me, great music is watching an artist caressing the guitar like a lover. I want lyrics to pull me close with intense emotion and yearning. WP is playing again tonight. I add third video, presto one is deleted. No problem here, will have double the fun. Enjoy! Working on second Throw Back Thursday now. Surprises? … Read More Throw Back Thursday *Stop! Heart Breaks Ahead*
American Crime prompts conversation with story lines about abuse and violence. The show starts 1/16/16 on ABC. One story line is a boy being raped. I believe sexual abuse and violence towards men needs a spotlight and resources. The topics may be disturbing or freeing. Without resources men/boys have no safe to turn for help. The series deals with topics ripped from current headlines. Audiences … Read More American Crime *The story lines shine light on abuse and violence*
It’s time to share with my WP family how stubborn I can be. I was an innocent child of six years old playing on jungle gym, all things kids do at recess. I felt a growl in my stomach but the jungle gym was more fun. Another growl, I better tell the teacher I have to potty. She looked at me rather stern, NO! … Read More Hilarious Poop Story Dedicated To My Twin P *Dotedon.wp.com*
Hi everyone, I hope life is treating you well with a heart fun of sunshine. I’m officially at lookingforthelightblog.wp.com, previous content remains at definingmemories.wp.com. The previous post may take another week to transfer, mostly health issues, it’s not been the best week. I apologize for the confusion and thank you for hunting me down. A big smile crosses my face when I see a familiar friend. … Read More Hi friends, I have a new home! Looking for the Light Blog @ WP.com
A few sayings Gramps used to teach me about life If you’re going to be late for work, no need to go in. Always be on time. Nothing good happens after 9:00 PM. If he can’t be here by then, you’re not going. No phones calls after 9:00 PM. You will be home by curfew, if you can’t I better get a phone call. … Read More Happy Birthday Gramps, Thank you for the lessons you instilled in me
Several months ago my vision changed drastically. I could barely read, saw things not there, my floaters looked like worms. My Lyme doctor looked and saw the worms and one of my Iris’s changed colors. Go see eye doctor she advised. It was time for new glasses and annual test. I left the eye exam shocked! I had lost vision in each eyes which did … Read More How Does Being Blind Change Your Life ?
My grandmother passed away in 2005 from Dementia related to Strokes. I’m reposting for the caregivers dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. For those who have not been a caregiver, these post may help you down the road. For the caregivers who give every ounce of energy to keep their loved one comfortable. Just one piece of advice if I may. … Read More I’m Mourning and She’s Still Alive