A Mending Shift

a bird sings, not because if has an answer to give, but because it has a song to sing … this is my song

Does God really care where “it” goes?

| March 1, 2012

Share Warning, this post asks a few tough unspoken questions in straight-forward, honest ways. (And it mentions the word penis). A lot has been said surrounding God and the gay community (LGBT). But if we were honest, for most, doesn’t it boil down to one question: “Does God really care where the penis goes?” (Told [...]

Mom, would you have aborted your gay son?

| July 1, 2011

Share “If I would have known you were going to be gay, I would have aborted you.” This is what a mother told her son after she learned that he was gay. NPR did a story on gay immigrants shedding light on their story of living in the United States. In this particular segment the [...]

I am Gay, get it straight

| May 28, 2011

Share As I entered into my preteen years, a deep attraction for the opposite sex came crashing in like an unwelcome stranger. I was scared. These were new feelings and I knew that they would not be accepted by my family or friends. How could I be attracted to girls? I kept my attraction hidden [...]

Video reading of my letter to Gays and Lesbians (GLBT): I Stand With You

| May 15, 2011

ShareHere is a personal video of me reading my letter to homosexuals: I Stand With You. If you know someone who you feel needs to hear this, please feel free to pass it on. To be honest, I wrestled with the decision to record this video, but decided to so there is a person behind [...]

Letter to Gays and Lesbians (LGBT): I Stand With You

| May 11, 2011

Share [Leerlo en Español] [Watch the video reading] I don’t know what it is like to be black and carry the weight of years of oppression and racism on my shoulders. To pull myself up out of that oppression. To feel different and lacking simply because of the color of my skin. I am white. [...]

What’s Worse?

| August 9, 2009

Share What’s worse? For a child to go un-adopted and grow up in “the system” without a loving home, bouncing from group home to group home, or be adopted by two loving, monogamous parents who provide a stable, caring home, yet both are the same gender/sex? Put it another way. What’s worse? For a child [...]

ATTENTION: Practicing Sinner Ordained!!

| March 29, 2009

Share This last weekend in Berkeley, CA—just outside San Francisco—an obviously practicing sinner was ordained as a card-toting member of the professional clergy. One brief glance at his attire and how he carried himself was all that was needed to see the obvious sin this man was involved in. Though as clear as day by [...]