Monthly Archives: December 2014

What’s My Name? (Gotta Laugh, Gotta Love…)

Names, again!!!  🙂  Okay, so I did my post on Gloria, right?  What I didn’t mention exactly was that I always hated my name, even before being transgendered was at the tip-top of my consciousness.  There was not being able … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Children in Catholic Families: A Deacon’s View of Holy Family Sunday

Originally posted on Bondings 2.0:
Today’s post is written by a guest blogger: Deacon Ray Dever of St. Paul Catholic Church, Tampa, Florida. On this first Sunday after Christmas, the Church observes the feast of the Holy Family.  And with that observance…

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Two Views

From the Beatles’ song: Little darling It’s been a long, cold lonely winter Little darling It feels like years since it’s been here Terms and Conditions of Use All content provided on this DogDharma blog is for informational and entertainment purposes … Continue reading

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My birth forename was “Gloria” — shhhhh….  Now that I’ve told you, I’ll have to twist your knickers if you repeat it!! Can you begin to imagine a worse name being given to a girl child who would identify as … Continue reading

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Who’s Coming to Town?

Whatever faith has gripped your heart, or none at all — Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Pagan, Hindu, or pink fairies with magic wands, we all believed in this guy at one time or another, no?  Were you one of those kids … Continue reading

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Being a Daddy

There’s one thing that can’t be stolen: memories.  For the bad memories, this is a curse, but for the good memories it is a blessing.  Or perhaps together, they make this montage called Life? In any case, my wife had … Continue reading

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I Really Learned A Lot…

I stumbled across this old favorite I knew by Nazareth, but done by someone else… Terms and Conditions of Use All content provided on this DogDharma blog is for informational and entertainment purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no … Continue reading

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