Last night, while waiting for the bus, I got angry.
It happened while I was reading updates on the impeachment trial and accompanying Tweets from Methodists annoyed with the proceedings.
They have every right to be frustrated.
Ten months ago, queer Methodists (myself included) and their allies were denied inclusion in the Methodist denomination.
It took the Methodist church a matter of days to make me unwelcome in the denomination and ruin my entire year.
Meanwhile, it’s taken MONTHS to initiate impeach proceedings against the man who instated a trans military ban and popularized the phrase “grab her by the pussy.”
After waking up feeling extra salty and extremely political, I drafted a Christmas list.
Santa better deliver.
Continue reading “My Rage-Fueled Grown-Up Christmas List”
Why would I work on my demon essay when there are more Taylor Swift tags to do?
IT’S ROUND FIVE OF THE LOVER BOOK TAG, NOW WITH GRAPHICS. Continue reading “The Lover Book Tag: Round Five”
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I started this blog as a “portfolio” for “serious writing” (per some professional advice that would have better suited someone else.)
Over the years, Narrative Paradise morphed into a book blog…of sorts.
I don’t write book reviews (very often) or participate in reading challenges.
I DO post book tags and gush about my favorite series.
I occasionally publish posts about faith, politics, and/or mental health.
Oh, and I MAY have turned this site into an unofficial Maggie Stiefvater fan blog.
More accurately, Narrative Paradise operates as an unofficial Ronan Lynch blog.
I’m not kidding.
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Due to my personal political frustrations, I sometimes fantasize about setting the current political system on fire.
Luckily, I won’t have to; the Democratic party is doing that for me.
Continue reading “2019 Democratic Debate Book Tag”
According to an official spokesperson for Focus on the Family, Adventures in Odyssey’s John Avery Whitaker doesn’t support our Tweeter-in-Chief.*
(*Credit goes to Andrew Shaffer for that excellent description.) Continue reading “Focus on the Family Revelation”
She may become a witch, a real witch.
– John Piper
WE’RE BACK, WITCHES. Continue reading “Witchy Book Recs”