I wrote this post last year for Canada Day. I’ve tinkered with the cocktail a bit but have otherwise mostly left it as it was. I am a Mennonite who lives in Canada. Or perhaps I’m a Canadian who is Mennonite. Sometimes our cultural stereotypes get blurred and it’s hard to tell whether I’m being … More Happy Canada Day, Mennonites!
Well, he’s a Mennonite, she said. Ah yeah?… I nodded like an asshole for a bit then I said wait, okay, so what does that really mean? Zeke snickered – not like, tittered or giggled, she snickered, loudly, and it was weird – and she said oh boy, it means a lot of things…(from Not … More The Trans Menno Express
Not everyone knows this, but Mennonites are a lot like Wizards. Just without the magic. It’s been almost two decades since the first Harry Potter book was published and over the course of these years, various Mennonites have heaped both scorn and praise on the franchise. We’ve looked at the values taught through the books … More Mennonites and Muggles
I posted this first in June 2015. Still true. Where I live, we are just revving up for Pride Week. That means a steady stream of tourists and events building with a gradual crescendo to the grand Pride Parade next weekend. Mennonites, of course, have a problem with Pride Week. Pride, that is. We have … More Pride, Mennonites and the Colour Pink
This post was first published in the lead-in to Fathers’ Day, 2015. It’s pretty much still relevant. I haven’t changed much – just added a new link for your amusement. We’re coming up to Father’s Day and that means it is time for a post about all the Mennonite fathers out there or, as I … More Fathers in the Mennoland