1. If it feels wrong, don’t do it.
2. Say “exactly” what you mean.
3. Don’t be a people pleaser.
4. Trust your instincts.
5. Never speak badly about yourself.
6. Never give up on your dreams.
7. Don’t be afraid to say “no”.
8. Don’t be afraid to say “yes”.
9. Resist the need to always have control.
10. Stay away from drama and negativity – as much as possible.
Source: Lessons Learned in Life
Bible, Gender, and Sexuality by Brownson is actually pretty problematic because it leaves justice for queer people in the Church as optional and somewhat open-ended. Some say that this gives it strength because it doesn’t push a “view” on anyone. Queer people and…
But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
The Stigma Of Black Suicide Is Killing Us by Rev. Irene Monroe
When the first news reports of Robin Williams’ death hit the media, few questioned the report that the country’s most beloved comedian had committed suicide.
This reaction stands in stark contrast to the reaction to the 2012 news of the death of “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius. Cornelius was found dead in his home after committing suicide with a firearm. Yet many African Americans believed an intruder must have murdered Cornelius, even after the official report. The myth that “Black folks don’t get depressed, we get the blues” persisted.
And, unfortunately, an opportunity to talk about suicide in the African diasporic communities was missed…
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Pennsylvania finally reveals one of fracking’s biggest costs.