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All Our Hungers

I have so many things for which to be thankful in my life. I have a beautiful, bright daughter who amazes me with her grace and creativity, a compassionate, passionate partner who truly loves me for who I am and knows how to challenge me to move closer to my ideal self, a wonderful job […]

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The False Narrative of Gay vs. Christian

Here we all are again, at the beginning of Pride month and just days after the Supreme Court of the United States weighs in on one person’s “religious liberty” vs. another person’s pursuit of happiness. Millions (hopefully just thousands) of Americans are rejoicing for what some see as a protection of religious freedom and others, […]

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Love is Greater than Fear

All the energy and time spent by some “conservative Christians” focusing on “homosexual practice” is antithetical to the life, death and resurrection of the One we call Christ. There are many things Jesus asks of us as Kingdom builders, but sexual policing is not one.  I sincerely hope everyone who is called to the life of […]

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Privilege and purpose in pursuit of a more perfect world

So, rumor has it that Matt Damon is moving to Australia to escape the dangerous insanity that is the United States, and as will happen, some folks on the interwebs are not so gently pointing out that this is the face of white privilege. From the perspective of one who freaked out and fled, I […]

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Our wedding was not a great gay wedding…

On March 11, 2017, I married the love of my life in sight of God, family and friends, but it was not a great gay wedding. Let me tell you what happened… The day before the wedding, as our friends and family began arriving in sunny Florida, we headed over to a local nail salon […]

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A lesbian walks into a garage, oil and minds are changed

Friends, I would like to introduce you to my partner Betsy. She has a great story to share with us today and I am immensely grateful that she agreed to be a guest blogger on my crazy little blog.   On my way home from school this afternoon I stopped to collect the tic-tac, our […]

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The beautiful and terrified heart of one lesbian’s mama

It’s been almost six years since mama died and it has taken me nearly twice that long to understand her beautiful, terrified heart. By all accounts, Beverly was a loving wife and mother. To my father she was devoted and true, to her daughters, a constant presence of self-sacrifice. Life with mama was golden… …and […]

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In the Valley of The Shadow

We buried my father one week ago today.  There’s so much I want to tell you about the death of my dad but in order to do so I need to tell you just a little about his life. As I look back over my journey of last couple of weeks, and really my whole […]

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