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Giving God the Finger

Giving God the Finger

THE IMAGE OF GOD reaching out to Adam with his extended arm and finger, is one of the most recognizable in the world. Perhaps only eclipsed by da Vinci’s Mona Lisa in popularity, the so-called Creation of Adam was painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo in the early 1500’s. There areĀ a lot of things going on in this painting, but notice the body positions of both God and Adam. It looks like the Almighty is reaching…

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Why Gay Wedding Cake Discrimination Makes Me Smile (a little)

Why Gay Wedding Cake Discrimination Makes Me Smile (a little)

Yet again this month (February 2017) I read in the news about another gay wedding cake discrimination lawsuit and a Supreme Court ruling about a florist who refused to serve a gay couple. At first, I thought this was disgusting, that people who simply love one another could be treated so badly. Then I paused and thought about this for a moment. And then I smiled. I smiled a grin of victory and not discrimination. I wasn’t smiling for how…

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