Coming Out from the Darkness of Denial

I no longer apologize for being gay.  It took a while, but I have emerged from the darkness and oppression of denial.  Mine is a highly personal and unique story.  It is also painful to tell because it does not paint a flattering portrait of me or of the church. I’ve...

Gobsmacked!

So how was the weekend?  Thanksgiving meals, parades, football games, shopping excursions and family time have created a uniquely American holiday.  It’s a nexus of events that bring together the best and sometimes the not so best in us.  Anything happen to you that...

Saboteurs to Intimacy

To continue this short series on sex, love and intimacy I wanted to offer some reasons why many people seem unable to inviting others into their intimate lives.  In my pastoral counseling practice I listened to many frustrating situations concerning individuals and...