“My stomach sank just a little”. These were the words spoken by a pastor Wednesday evening after President Barack Obama infamously became the first sitting American President to support same-sex marriage. I have to admit that these words also come very close to describing the tightening feeling knotted in my own gut the moment I heard the President’s interview. I’ll tell you why. continue reading
Posts Tagged ‘Family’
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Previously, I explored the issue of why some men abuse in “What Gives You The Right?“. Today I read a very interesting article discussing some of the reasons that women stay in an abusive relationship. The article was posted on the Surviving Abuse website and entitled “Why Women Stay In Abusive Relationships“. I totally agree with these reasons. In my post today I would like to add a few of the reasons I think some women stay in an abusive relationship. continue reading more
This is the week of the South Carolina State Fair. As a matter of fact, tomorrow, October 23, 2011, will be the last day. I’ve been scrimping, and saving and seeing which bills I might be able to delay, but all to no avail. For the first time in years, it seems that I will have to miss the fair, and the caramel crunch of a glazed candy apple, due to the more powerful economic crunch. continue reading more
Okay, I’ve just about had it. Everyone is so afraid of being accused of being judgemental, that no one will speak the truth. What ever happened to “first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in a carriage”?
P. Diddy, Jamie Lynn Spears, Nicole Richie, Babyface (not you too Babyface!!!!), and Halle Berry…come on….Oscar winner Halle Berry. And my goodness, don’t even think about “multiple babies out of wedlock” world ambassador Angelina Jolie!!! Babies are a natural outcome of love shared between two people who have committed their lives to each other and agreed to raise the baby in a two-parent home full of love. Sure every marriage doesn’t work out. Continue reading more