It’s an ecclesiology wrapped up in personal autonomy.
If that group includes you, I want you to know your vote is not simply about homosexuality and it’s not about justice.
Always keep an open mind, don’t worry too much about ‘compatibility’ and you’ll be sure to find some fantastic people; from there it’s all up to you.4.
Your body, your sexuality, and your safety are your decisions and I applaud you for your willingness to share, even anonymously.
The subject matters and themes of popular songs are limited.
Often, pop songs are attempts to recapture the states of romantic love (Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams”) or a highly charged romantic state (Adele’s “Million Years Ago”) or looking back in time on the intensity of these feelings, striving to recapture the past (“Georgia on My Mind”).
Rather, popular songs hark back to more primitive orality (truly, dating back to preliterate oral poets) and typically begin in medias res, with the immediacy of an emotional experience recollected, with the singers then directly transmitting the quality of the emotion via melodies and lyrics captured in their own voices.
Popular songs are built on recurring oral “formulary” structural patterns, featuring catchy hooks and readily memorable idiomatic phrasings.Many of my centrist friends are heading to Portland in May and will cast votes either to retain or remove the language describing what United Methodist believe about homosexual intercourse.