Archive for ‘March, 2009

Of Salvation and Dignity


Mary Robert and I received the J. Allen Pope Reaching Out award this past Saturday evening. The award is given by AQUA, an organization comprised of the various organizations and agencies that serve the gay, lesbian and transgendered community in Mobile. It was a bigger deal than I thought; incredible energy and enthusiasm in the […] Read more »

Simply Salvation


I don’t watch a lot of television; just sporting events, Jon Stewart on the Daily Show when I can catch him, and Food T.V. I’ve given up on real journalism. It’s all entertainment sound-bites now; and don’t even get me started on the so-called reality shows. But lately I’ve been watching a show on the […] Read more »

Of Faith and Fasting


Thou hast neither youth nor age But as it were an after dinner sleep Dreaming of both from Eliot’s Gerontion I’ve never been one to fast during Lent. I remember once or twice I gave up chocolate, or potato chips, but that was no big deal, just a fairly simple means […] Read more »