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Janet Mason
Author: THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books, 2018); Tea Leaves, a memoir of mothers and daughters (Bella Books); lay minister;
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Janet Mason 5h
“Good Trouble:” a LGBTQ reading of the Bible —  
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“Not only is dairy not ‘essential,’ factory farming, including dairy farming, is a breeding ground for disease,” Edie Falco speaks out —
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Shame, Shame, Shame — religious right bullies during Pride: The young people are shaping the world that they want to live in. Listen to them. They are not your enemy.
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As a writing teacher, I have often quoted Morrison’s statement that revising is the “delicious” part of writing, that the writer goes back and sculpts the hollows that brings forth the characters.
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I haven’t written about it because it is horrible in a way that could make you snicker when you say the word “horrible.” (reflections on a toy gun)
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Pissing Off the Religious Right — THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders (Adelaide Books -- NY/Lisbon) maligned — I am Unitarian and Unitarians don’t believe in hell. I can’t be threatened with it. I’ll pray for you.
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“Making the transition to a plant-based diet may be the most effective way an individual can stop climate change.” -- Tich Nhat Hanh
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I approached this Bible verse like a riddle. To me, not turning back is persistence. —
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“Who knows maybe God didn’t even make the serpent. Maybe the serpent was here first. Maybe the serpent created God.” – The Mother in THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders The Serpent Speaks in THEY —
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I actually never have had writer’s block. Maybe I’m not repressed enough. As a teacher, I would suggest doing research on topics that interest you during your daily writing time and ...
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It’s important to remember that queer people fell in love and partnered in the era of AIDS — including my partner and myself. Change is in the air —
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Janet Mason Aug 7
My deep belief in libraries is too large to be contained in one week. I began hearing from people from around the world, that they were reserving my novel THEY through their libraries.
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Janet Mason Aug 7
A colleague in Los Angeles let me know that her book discussion group is reading and discussing THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders Adelaide Books New York/Lisbon
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Janet Mason Aug 7
In my view, myth was created to explain ourselves and our origins. So, I don’t always believe myths, but I believe in myth. Write your own myth. A Unitarian take —
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Janet Mason Aug 7
“Close your eyes and imagine the long ago city of Babylon, in a land called Mesopotamia, near the mighty Tigris. A gentle wind blew. THEY, a biblical tale of secret genders in LGBT Book Buzz
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Janet Mason Aug 7
The Gnostic Gospels are very different from Genesis in telling the story of how the human race was created. Readers can experience the Garden of Eden from the serpent’s eyes and ears! Is thinking for yourself “heretical?” —
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Janet Mason Aug 7
As for homosexuality being a sin I love to engage those so-called Christian folks...Many say Jesus said so, but in truth Jesus never said one word on the subject. Then I encourage them to go back and read their Bible. Vanda
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Younger people tend to be more secure about their sexuality... The world is changing and churches need to change with it.
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