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Entries by Christine Organ from 01/2013

God Is a White Teddy Bear and Drives a Red Sedan

| Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion

One doesn't expect to experience divine intervention in an Old Navy parking lot. God saves himself for churches and synagogues and dark basements where AA meetings are held on folding metal chairs. At least, that's what I thought until that damn white teddy bear showed up.

Acting in Love to Support All Love

| Posted 01.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Today we celebrate a man. A humble man, but an inspired man. A beaten man, but a brave man. A pragmatic man, but hopeful man. As we celebrate, however, I worry that, were he still alive today, he would be saddened by our nation's tolerance of exclusion and injustice.

The Agony of a Lost Blankie

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Parents

As my husband and I kiss our son goodnight, I say a silent prayer of gratitude that tonight will not be the night that he is separated from his Blankie. That tonight will not be a night filled with tears. That tonight will not be the night he is forced to say goodbye to his best friend.