‘I will not let you go, unless you bless me’

‘I will not let you go, unless you bless me’ June 7, 2012

“I think we’ve gotten used to the idea that wages don’t go up.”

“All women want is to have contraception coverage in health insurance plans that they are already paying into. Why is that so hard to understand?”

People haunted by the purposelessness of their lives try to find a new content not only by dedicating themselves to a holy cause but also by nursing a fanatical grievance.”

“Capitol Police removed a man from the U.S. Senate on Tuesday after he began shouting that abortion was a sin.”

Angel Dillard believed she was inspired by God.”

“Show people that this is you, this is me, these are real people.”

Churches ruled by the politics of fear and shame are loveless places, desperate for Christ-like leadership.”

Masturbation is an intrinsically and gravely disordered action.”

“Here’s a sampling of the wealth of feminine images of God in Scripture.”

I thought I knew what was in the Bible.”

“Someone who says or writes ‘We do not lose heart’ more than likely has come close to losing heart.”

I don’t want to live in a country where he is left by the side of the road.”

Meghan Vogel doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about.”

“The Conservative Jewish movement established guidelines last week for the marriage of gay and lesbian couples.”

“Pretty much everyone who’s paying attention has taken sides.”

Most independents are closet partisans. This has been well-known in political science since at least 1992.”

Donny, these men are cowards.”

(Today is Paul Gauguin’s birthday and the painting above is his Jacob Wrestling With the Angel (1888), based on the biblical story in Genesis 32, which is where the title of this post comes from.)

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