As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. – Proverbs 27:17 Sometimes we want our friends to be soft landing places. Sometimes it’s appropriate that they oblige. Other times we need them to hold us to account. We need them to remind us who we are; where we have cast our lot. To […]
Dear Mr. Burgess: I am writing you regarding your daughter Brandi’s recent disclosures of both her sexuality and your interactions about it. I realize this is probably not a discussion you would have preferred to have in public. However, it’s where we are, and it may ultimately be a blessing. We’ve walked a lot of the […]
Merry Christmas, my lovely readers. God be with you this season and throughout 2017.
Dudes and dolls, I always feel a little sheepish when I come back to you after an unexplained, longer-than-customary absence. “Now baby, listen, it’s not like that…” I hear myself saying in my head as you accuse me of burning my discursive oil elsewhere. (Or “dipping my nib”? Too provocative?) We’ve actually been pretty busy. We […]
Sitcom and motor oil commercial cutie-pie Leah Remini is working on a series exploring some of Scientology’s less pleasant aspects (particularly its effects on families). You may recall that Remini was in the news a little while back when she wondered rather vocally what had become of Shelly Miscavige, wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige. […]