My Thoughts on Christianity, Homosexuality, and Marriage Equality

Xao Thao

This is a conundrum.

I am only speaking from my opinion, my perspective, so anything I say shouldn’t be correlated to any group of people nor should my words be representative of any group of people. This is all just me. With that said, I’ll start.

I’m a Christian. I believe homosexuality is a sin. I support marriage equality for all human beings.

Many people automatically think, “oh, she’s a Christian so she is against gay marriage”. It’s a false misconception. The misconception occurs because Christianity is based on the teachings of the Bible and the Bible clearly states wrong things that we as followers, aren’t supposed to do or aren’t supposed to take part in. It’s a conflict of belief and personal preferences.

How can I be a Christian, believe homosexuality is a sin, and still support gay marriage?

The thing about Christianity is that calling someone a sinner…

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Waiting On Wednesday: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas (#8)

waiting on wednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine

A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) by Sarah J Maas

Title:  A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1)

Author: Sarah J Maas

Expected publication: May 5th 2015 by Bloomsbury Children’s

Page: 432

Summary:When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin—one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow grows over the faerie lands, and Feyre must find a way…

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Snowed – Part 52

Dellani Oakes

snowed cover image for blogJesse’s daughter, Cleo, has arrived. Mike greets her, having met her before. She doesn’t waste any time offering him a job. She also has offered a job to Sarena. Mike tells her his brother might be interested and goes outside to make the call in private.

I hated to admit, but she was probably right. Gabe was tied to a place he hated, trapped in a job because of a family, married way too young because he got a girl pregnant. He stepped up and took the responsibility, but maybe he hadn’t been ready for it.

“It’s worth a shot, babe,” Sarena said. “Want some gingerbread?”

“Love some. Got any coffee?” I called over my shoulder as she walked into the kitchen.

“Just tea.”

“Pfft. . . .”

She set a cup of tea and a plate of gingerbread in front of me. I ate the gingerbread, leaving the tea…

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#Read about Guest #Author Taya Okerlund

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Hello there, I’m Taya Okerlund, wife, mom, former cog in the federal government…story scribbler.

I set off for a year long Taiwan odyssey as a teen, dropping out of high school in the process. (I ended up graduating from university later on. I’m no Bill Gates). After college, I went to law school, but it turned out I was even less suited to the law than I was to high school.

I learned Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan and then studied it in Shanghai, PRC. Between engagements, I served an eighteen-month proselytizing mission for the Mormon Church in Fukuoka, Japan.

I straighten up and spent several years in service for the federal government, but I’ve been at home with my daughter since she came along two years ago. I began writing Hurricane Coltrane shortly after her birth.

How it started…

I set aside a manuscript I’d been sweating over for years…

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Guest Bloggers Welcome

✨The Fairy Whisperer ✨Colleen Chesebro✨

Good morning, live from Silver Threading! (Thanks, I always wanted to say that! J)

I would like to invite my fellow bloggers into my community. Have you been looking for a venue to feature some of your writing? I am looking for guest bloggers. I have some dates coming up where family will be visiting. I thought it would be a wonderful idea to offer some time on Silver Threading to those that might be interested.

I am looking specifically for the following dates in May: 9th (specifically my Mindful Monday post), 10th, 11th, and 12th. If you are interested, please reply in the comment section of this post, or email me at silverthreading@gmail.com.

I am open to your suggestions. I offer an eclectic mix of everything. My only request is to honor the G-rating on my blog.

Thanks again. I…

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Announcing A Special Kindle Promo

Author, Artist, Geezer and Jolly Good Bloke - Richard F Holmes

To commemorate my having officially entered the realms of Old Fartdom I’m offering Universal Law – An Idiot’s Guide as a special promotion on Amazon Kindle for seven days. The promotion will run from 08:00 on Monday 4 May to 08:00 on Mon 11 May. This particular offer applies to the UK only, but later in the year I will be offering other promotions exclusive to the US.

During those seven days you can get a kindle copy of the book for just 99p. Go on! Fill your boots!

Buy on amazon.co.uk http://ow.ly/z55Rl

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