Charlie Van Dyke
“May the God of your choice bless you.” (Kinky Friedman)

Frequently, I’ve had a thought that at the end of time, all creation will gather in a giant auditorium. Out of habit, we will cluster with others who thought in ways similar to our own. So, there might be a section for those of the Jewish faith, sections for the various Christian traditions,... read more
Chris Carpenter
The Spirituality of Lady Gaga


I'm beautiful in my way, 'cause God makes no mistakes.
I'm on the right track, baby; I was born this way!

The outspoken, eccentrically attired pop singer known as Lady Gaga took the music world by storm in 2008 with her debut album, The Fame. Since then, she has had a string of hit songs, culminating in this year'... read more
Chris Carpenter
Gay Pride Month
Posted May 31, 2011 by Chris Carpenter in GLBTQ
The month of June has historically marked the celebration of GLBTQ Pride in the U.S. since 1970, when the first Pride parade was held in New York City to commemorate the Stonewall Riots there a year earlier. Originally, the event was known as "Gay Liberation Day." During the 1980's, the GLBTQ community--reportedly under pressure from more conserv... read more
Displaying 16 to 18 of 18