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
"Private life or public life?
Is there any meaningful understanding of quality of life?
There are several frameworks that define and measure quality of life using a variety of benchmarks. Some are quite detailed and scientific, like…"
"I missed the part where you live in Canada.
In that case and in any case I don't see what else you can do other than, maybe, talk to your parents and advise them to get him out of their house as Jack suggests. If they are fine with him…"
I like to post my answers in a thread, to our topical discussions; so I'll put my thoughts here, and invite others to do the same. The topic, I believe, is moral relativism.The part I want to comment on right now is Dallas's comment, "Why does a moral law giver have to be God?" It's worth answering, at least partlyPeople can give moral laws without being God. The question is, are they the right moral laws. I say it's wrong to kill people for being Jewish, Herr Hitler said it was right --…See More