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
"I don't disagree with you. I was reacting to Rick's comment about being in the other's shoes, and how that might affect our impression of a school's policies. My statement remains the same, empathy is not precluded by facts. And…"
"Seriously? You think there's a reasonable argument for forcibly restricting the movement of an individual who did nothing wrong? At the whim of a crime victim whose fear of him is admittedly irrational? I'd like to…"
"Penelope, There is a difference between being tested by God for your ultimate benefit, and when the desires of your flesh lead you astray
1 Cor 10:13:
"There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who…"
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"I went to tiny schools, then I went to university too long ago that this was really a thing everyone talked about, and it was grad school, etc. So I'm confused.
I suppose, when I was at university, if I had been assaulted and wanted the…"