I was in the middle of a degree in biblical and theological studies when one of my close friends told me she was gay. She didn't last long at her church after coming out to her small group.
Mothers. Staples. Swings. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
Julia Ward Howe, best known for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" in 1862, began working to heal the wounds of the Civil War once the war had ended.
In 1994, Jamie and Gladys Scott were convicted in a Mississippi state court.
Between July 30 and August 3, a reign of terror was released upon villages in the Congo's eastern mining districts.
Dear Mr. President,
With middle-class families mostly worrying about how they are surviving this Great Recession, and with the political leaders who want their votes aiming spins at them, there hasn't been much attent