Weighted Glory

So take my last name then

File it under “fragile masculinity.” On one of the dating sites I have used, there’s a question about marital last name preference. The question, along with possible answers, is: If you were to get married, would you want your partner to change his or her last name to yours? – Yes. – No. – I […] Read more…

Review: Boundaries

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud and John Townsend [1992; OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, 2001] “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.” — Pope Francis, February 18, 2016 A friend mentioned that […] Read more…

A Very Brief Post on Feminism & Current Politics

Let me get this straight: – Hillary Clinton told a child rape victim she was “emotionally unstable with a tendency to seek out older men and engage in fantasizing” – Bill Clinton “allegedly” raped a woman – Bill Clinton “allegedly” sexually assaulted another woman – Bill Clinton is a known womanizer who has had multiple extramarital affairs and […] Read more…

On Forgiveness and Adultery

“You need to forgive.” Any Christian who has survived the horror show that is infidelity has heard it before, usually from another well-meaning Christian: the assertion, the insistence, that we must forgive our (ex-)spouses and their affair partners immediately, regardless of whether or not they believe they have done anything wrong, to say nothing of […] Read more…