On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye.  That’s what’s bothering me.  But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

I Asked Ten Male Friends About Being Single, and Here’s What They Said…

I asked ten men about being single, and here’s what they said… Well, the title is a little bit of a teaser, and a little misleading. What really happened is that I asked ten male friends about why women always dominate the conversation around singleness or singlehood.  We always seem to be the ones who … Continue reading I Asked Ten Male Friends About Being Single, and Here’s What They Said…

Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)

Inspired by Josephine Elia, Amy Lee Sheppard Ratsara, and Sikhu, I had begun to write this piece a day before Wednesday’s vote on women’s ordination.  But after Wednesday’s vote, I felt it all the more necessary to affirm that it is still okay to be proud to be a Seventh-day Adventist.  There still is cause … Continue reading Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)