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Years ago, I had the privilege of hearing author and activist, Leslie Feinberg, speak about transgender issues and politics. What really made an impact on me was when Feinberg talked about the fact that transgender persons have to make a decision every time they need to use a public restroom: attend to an urgent, normal, […]
I was asked the other day what “Voluntary Simplicity” is. I have often associated it with those of us who come from a privileged background who have filled our lives up with “stuff.” For folks struggling with poverty, simplicity is a forced choice, not an option. But voluntary simplicity is not about economic status or […]
Reverend Lois E. Van Leer – The things we do to our parental units which we regret. A story of honoring a mother even in death. Photo credit: Old Brick Church, Mooresville, AL, image by Marjorie Kaufman...