Thursday, October 11, 2007
Pants on fire
We interrupt your regular blog viewing for an important announcement:
Just when you think folks on the "fringe right" can't stoop any lower . . .
A friend tipped me off to this little gem (You know it's A Very Slow News Day in The Land of Bullies when they can spin a story out of Susan Russell's traveling itinerary.)
"Elizabeth Kaeton has already “blessed the covenant” of a group of four. She claims they consider themselves a family, and the relationship(s) is/are nonsexual."
Well, there is it, then. If it's written on a blog, it must be true, right? Every letter, word, comma, and period - just like scriptural interpretation.
Close, but no cigars. (Well, maybe one.)
Remember the children's game "whisper" (aka "telephone") where one child whispers something in the ear of another and you compare what was first said with the last message whispered in some one's ear?
What I said was this:
"On the other hand, I have blessed the non-sexual covenant of FRIENDSHIP between four people who considered themselves to be family."
Each had been abandoned by their families for various reasons: addiction, rebellion, gender identity, sexual orientation.
They had come to know a sense of real family in their (let me say it again, boys and girls, so we're all REAL clear) non-sexual relationships with each other.
Hear me cleary: I bless COVENANTS.
As Jesus said, "What is bound on earth is bound in heaven . . ." and I think Jesus is well pleased when we make - and the church blesses, in his name - sacred vows of honesty, love, mutality, fidelity, and respect.
It's interesting, don't you think, how the modifier "she claims" next to "non-sexual" puts an interesting spin on it all?
Since these 'Bozo Bullies on Viagra' keep their anonymity the way Ft. Knox keeps the government mint, there's no way of correcting or clarifying this information once it's "out there" in the blogosphere.
Except, to use my own blog as that vehicle.
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