Monthly Archives: August 2015

Psalm 139:23-24 “Search me, O God, and Know My Heart!”

Psalm 139:23-24 –American Revised Edition “Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!” Reflection: God knows us … Continue reading

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Spiritual Joy

“Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: ‘The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!’” Psalm 118:15 “Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.  Rejoice in the Lord, you … Continue reading

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Religion Should Not be a Tool, Weapon, or Shield Used to Justify Discrimination

John Oliver — Religion Should Not Be Used to Discriminate Christians have a right to their beliefs and the right to express their beliefs and act upon them.  So far, so good right?  Freedom of Religion should protect them, right? … Continue reading

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Psalm 31:24 Be Strong and Take Heart

“Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.” — Psalm 31:24 Reflection:  I am reading article after article on Facebook about what amounts to a Transgender State of Emergency or Crisis, as Laverne Cox would call … Continue reading

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Religion Should Have No Place for Bigtory

Whether you are Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh, Hindu, or Wiccan… there is no place for bigotry and hatred.  If yours claims to be a “true” religion or a religion of love, forgiveness, benevolence, and kindness… then the challenge … Continue reading

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August 17th, 2015 – My 40th Birthday – My Message Today

If I can inspire folks to feel proud of who they are and glad to be alive, then I have done my job.  If I can connect LGBT folks to Christianity or some faith or spirituality and give them the … Continue reading

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A Few Words About Organized Religion…

“My own belief is that a relationship with God is a private thing; but, in common with John Lennon, I perceive ALL organized religion as dangerous, in its power to force people to do unreasonable things, almost giving them permission … Continue reading

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