Eternity through Sexuality

When was the last time you spent a few quiet moments with nothing and no one but yourself?  What surfaced as the important desires of your heart?  Whenever I reflect like this, two major desires surface for me: relationships and making a difference. Through our...

Men, Sex, & Spirit

When was the last time you connected men with both sex and spirit?  The stereotype of men constantly wanting and needing sex still dominates our popular culture.  And now we’re also getting the message that women are just as yearning for sex as men.  Loud and clear!...

Religions: Discomfort with Sex

Religions are usually uncomfortable with sex.  They keep it under strict doctrinal control and often block it as a portal for transcendence.  Sex may saturate our society but not just because it’s being exploited to sell products.  It’s always been central to human...

Daring to Date

Having been out of the dating game for most of my life (read more about why in my website) I am pretty clueless as to what that scene is like.  I imagine some variation exists by age group due to use of social media, texting, and smart phones.  Or maybe “dating” in...

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...