Day: 2015.10.01

A Celebration

Rose Gladu, left, celebrates with her daughter Gabrielle Diana Gladu after the younger's petition for a legal name change was recognized.  Photo via Instagram, 27 October 2015.

“I knew at that moment my child came back to me. She was on her way to who she had been from birth.”

Rose Gladu

Welcome, Gabreille. It is our honor to wish you the best of adventures in the life that presents itself unto you.

Thank you, Mother Rose. It really is that important. Thank you.

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Mosbergen, Dominique. “Transgender Teen Left ‘Speechless’ After Mom’s Big Surprise”. The Huffington Post. 1 October 2015.

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The Value of Prayer in the Twenty-First Century

Detail of frame from Durarara!!!

It is a straightforward headline: “Politicians Can’t Pass Actual Laws to Stop Gun Violence, So They Tweet Prayerfully”. And HuffPo’s Sam Stein and Arthur Delaney deliver the goods.

All of which reminds the basic point: Prayer is something to do if you cannot or will not do anything more useful.

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