Category Archives: Religion

Catholic Charities & the Child Victims Act

Greetings all!

Yes, it’s been a long time. Christopher and I have been busy with other things.
Especially Christopher. A full-time teacher and dad makes for many demands.
Maybe I have just been a tad lazy. But we both have been working on our book.
We have engaged a great editor, Jennifer Hager, who has read the completed
manuscript carefully and given us great feedback. We hope we are on our way to
publication. But books, like children, teaching, life take time. Continue reading Catholic Charities & the Child Victims Act

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Amoris Laetitia: The Joy of Love

Linda’s open letter to Pope Francis following the publication of his apostolic exhortation The Joy of Love, which reaffirmed the Catholic church’s position against same-sex marriage.  Continue reading Amoris Laetitia: The Joy of Love

God’s Hatred

Linda loves The New Yorker more than many things in life.  This week’s post is about her reaction to a recent profile article.  ENJOY!

A recent article in the New Yorker magazine tells the story of a beautiful young woman, Megan Phelps-Roper, who would hold signs that said “God Hates Fags” even at a very young age. A member of the Westboro Baptist Church, which taught a strict Calvinist religion focusing on a supposed literal reading of the Bible, she believed she was doing the Lord’s work. The Westboro Church was founded by her grandfather, Fred Phelps, who seemed to focus on homosexuality, using it as the lens with which to view the downfall of America, although Jews came in for bashing as well. Continue reading God’s Hatred