Category: Religion

Bigotry At Half-Staff

Bigotry At Half-Staff It’s been 4 days since 9 Americans were murdered in a South Carolina AME church, but not just any church. Those Americans were murdered in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston and that church carries strong historical significance. “Mother Emanuel” is the oldest AME church in the Southern US and houses the oldest black congregation south of Baltimore. That church was built at a time in our history when African Americans found themselves under increasing discrimination in the white Methodist church and the breaking point was when a stable for the hearse was built...

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The Opinionated Bitch – On Hope For the Future

On Hope For the Future Before I say anything else, I’d like to share a video with you that was sent to me by a fan.  Thank you, Marti – it was a gift. I had a few teary-eyed moments after watching this when I couldn’t say anything at all.  You might want to mark that down on your calendars for prosperity. I was left speechless, because I was simultaneously consumed with a feeling of love and acceptance and ultimately, hope for the future.  A lot of my rants have been directed at the Christian Right who feel that...

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Beauty of God’s Boundless Power

God’s Boundless Power God’s power is boundless. We are but a little tiny speck in this world that we live in yet we often forget the immense power God possesses.  He only imposes limits on his own powers when it comes to us because we were given the gift of free will when we were created.  He waits on us to ask Him for His will to be done. Make no mistake though.  He will work through people.  There are those who resist, those who sin in rebellion to His will but understand this, there will be someone through whom he can...

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This Week on BROADSIDED – Colin and Carol Take on the World! Thur., June 28th, 11am EDT

We’re ba-ack! from a short break and Vicki is taking the Summer off to enjoy some well-earned family time.  She’s promised to pop in from time to time over the next few months (whew!) and let us all know what she thinks about the topic of the day and to straighten me out. It’s been a wild couple of weeks for me as well, so I wanted to ease back into BROADSIDED with a dear friend and colleague – Colin Lively.  Colin of course, hosts his own show every Friday on Here Women Talk, has a night time talk...

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