Let me get started by stating that I'm normally not at a loss as to what to do with roles that have been assigned to me. For once I/we are at a little bit of a loss. My wife and I were just asked…Continue
"When my dad passed this past Feb he wanted to be cremated. We talked with the funeral home and they offered a rental casket. The rental was a high end casket as they reuse it but the interior is new each time. This was a nice affordable way to go…"
"Navy or grey suit if going with a suit. A blazer or sport coat may also be appropriate. But the ONLY people who should be going with a tux would be the men in the wedding party, unless specified in the invite (doubtful). The…"
"I'd agree that in today's "me" world that freemasonry has a more relevant role than ever. It helps oneself to be part of something larger than oneself. This provides brotherhood plus a way to give back to the…"
"Go Old School, my friend.
Get a copy of Emily Post or Miss Manners on etiquette. See "Weddings".
What this sounds like is that you're being asked ot handle the roles usually fulfilled by the parents of the bride."
"I have no idea what this means. If I had to guess, it would mean that they want to use your house as a staging area, but that's just a shot in the dark. Still, if she's godmother to your eldest son, you presumably know her well…"
Let me get started by stating that I'm normally not at a loss as to what to do with roles that have been assigned to me. For once I/we are at a little bit of a loss. My wife and I were just asked if we would be the host couple at our oldest son's Godmother's wedding. To be completely blunt I'm not too sure what those duties entail. I thought to myself "self" you've gotten a lot of great answers to many of life's events from the AoM site, why not one more. Now of course we'll go over the…See More
"Ever notice it's only gay men who somehow feel a need to bond with other men in "this way" ? What a freak show.
Look dude, just own it. Be what you are, and own it. If you can say your gay and wanna hang out with your schlong out,…"
"Like I said, a commanded means of producing grace, insofar as certain actions are commanded, and those actions seemed designed to produce emotion. But the end is grace, the sacraments are the means, and emotion is usually also an effect of the…"
"I found some Cole Haan (maybe it was Coach) black moccasins at the outlet store for about $75 bucks or so. Granted, I dont wear them every day with a suit (I have straightforward lace up black Bostonian oxfords and some tassel loafers) but…"
"Grace is pretty important!
So: reconciliation produces absolution; baptism produces a new life, being "raised with Christ"; eucharist produces a connection with God (my view; don't know the churches'); ordination produces a…"
"We're not commanded to baptize because we're physically dirty. So it's either what Jews call a chok - a command with no purpose - or it's meant to set up some connection beyond the physical and rational. As used in…"