Category Archives: Spirituality


I often ponder on this recurring question of whether or not religion and faith can belong in the LGBT community– and likewise, I am asked the reversed, can the LGBT community belong in religion and faith? There are days in which … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Baptism

Baptism is a cleansing. It is a purification. It is the shedding of the old in favor of the new and renewed. It is a promise, a sacred covenant that the old sinful spirit you once had will no longer … Continue reading

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The ability to get up in the morning knowing you may step out into a world where it seems all of society hates you. That is courage. The ability to look for the good in people even though so many try and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Mathew 16:21-28

Mathew 16:21-28 (NRSV) “From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on False Christians

When I hear politicians and especially the U.S. President claim Christian identity, I become all the more observant and critical of them. I hold them to a standard that is pretty high– because I would expect anyone who is Christian … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 34:11-16 God, the True Shepherd

Ezekiel 34:11-16(NRSV) “For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. As shepherds seek out their flocks when they are among the scattered sheep, so I will seek out my sheep. … Continue reading

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An Infinite God, Infinite Possibilities

It is often said in many different ways that God’s ways are not our ways and His thoughts are not our thoughts. Isaiah 55:8-9 pretty much sums it up with, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your … Continue reading

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