To Chick-fil-A or Not?

So Chick-fil-A has been in the news lately about their continuation of support for anti-LGBTQ groups. They have continued to make large donations to organizations such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Paul Anderson Youth Home. The anti-LGBTQ position of the infamous chicken restaurant originally came to public knowledge when almost five years agoContinue reading “To Chick-fil-A or Not?”

The Paradox of Tolerance

I was speaking with my dad about my wedding and what he wanted his role in it to be, or not to be as it turned out. (He stated he would rather just sit in the back and experience the wedding. Kinda like with a baseball game or concert apparently…). Well, after going back andContinue reading “The Paradox of Tolerance”

Unfriending of Dissonance

An interesting phenomenon¬†has taken root on my social media platforms. Unfriending of dissonance.¬† For the past year or so, the frequency of friends laying claim to unfriending or unfollowing individuals due to their different opinions has increased ten fold. And I’ll be honest, it’s unsettling to me. I have many friends on my platforms thatContinue reading “Unfriending of Dissonance”

Ponderings

There’s something rubbing me the wrong way with the tone of our field lately. I honestly can’t put my finger on it, but my gut has an unsettling feeling. Perhaps it’s the exclusiveness of our conversations. It could conceivably be an unbalance of our understanding our field as a whole. Maybe it’s the way we treat each other on socialContinue reading “Ponderings”