Lia Claire Scholl

Rogue Reverend

Category: Love

28 June, 2009

Oddities

Okay, I haven’t mentioned the name Pam Houston in ages. Haven’t seen her books. Haven’t read any articles about her or by her, probably in 5 years! Then I wrote that blog post. The very next day, listening to a public radio hybrid in Richmond, I heard a series of short stories read aloud, and […]

25 June, 2009

I Love a Man in Uniform

I love books. I have two favorite female writers from this century. Pam Houston and Lily Burana. My favorite Pam Houston quote, from the short story collection, Cowboys Are My Weakness, is “I was addicted to him like cough syrup, and I didn’t respect his mind.” I read that book in the early 1990’s, and […]

21 June, 2009

My Gay Deli

I went to seminary at a very conservative, Baptist divinity school at Samford University, called Beeson Divinity School. There were a lot of great things about the school, not the least of which was the amazing faculty, who were (for the most part) very supportive of women in ministry. BUT… there were students who were […]

26 March, 2009

Best Thing About Facebook

I know lots of people think facebook is a waste of time. They’re right. It’s a major huge suck of time, although the newest layout changes are helping me stay off there, and all the problems with their server are helping, too. But there is one amazing thing about facebook. It really connects people, whether […]

26 January, 2009

Yes! Yes! and Yes!

My friend, Malcolm Marler, is the chaplain at the 1917 Clinic in Birmingham, Alabama. The 1917 Clinic is an HIV/AIDS clinic, and Malcolm has been working to provide compassionate care for folks with HIV/AIDS before treating them with compassion was cool. Malcolm pretty much rocks. He wrote this in his blog today: One day I […]

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