I've been thinking about the value of the family a lot lately- mostly because of Proposition 8, but also because my ENG 250 class has had that theme for awhile now. I love my family and I am so excited to raise a family of my own! I am a little nervous about the future since marriage will no longer only be between a man and a woman in the next few years, maybe decade. Families will be affected when the purpose of families is devalued. I believe that by the time my kids are growing up, gender will not play into any importance anymore.
I don't have a lot to say right this moment, but I'll add on to this post later.
For now, here is a sweet Christmas story by Pearl S. Buck: