(RNS) The show, which airs in 154 countries and in 24 languages, serves as both classic reality TV lookie-loo entertainment and a spiritual exercise. Even the most Kardashian-phobic viewer can get something out of it.
(RNS) I’ve never taken ashes before, because I didn’t want anyone to judge me for my beliefs. I didn’t want anyone to see. But this year will be different. For the first time, I will show up at church for services, step up to the pastor and present my forehead for the mark.
(RNS) Say that as the years go by you find that your physical self doesn’t match your sense of your own gender. How will I love you? The same. I will raise you and love you just the same.