Category: Spirituality

Can you be smart and religious?

Before I’m called a tool of the Devil, let me just say first of all that I think this question is absurd. Intelligence and belief have nothing to do with one another despite the fact […]

Jesus said an awful lot of nothing about gay love

After spending a few days reading up on issues related to gay Christians, I’m feeling pretty guilty that I never did this before. I just took it as obvious that God wouldn’t create gay people […]

Soul Freedom and Jesus the Hippie

If only we’d had YouTube in the 60s, surely someone would have done much better than this… Still, Jesus was kind of a hippie. To find out how that turns out, we have only to […]

Gays and Christians and Bullies, Oh My

You may or may not have been born gay, but regardless, you weren’t born an abomination. No matter who you are, God doesn’t hate you. He probably doesn’t even hate shrimp.

Jesus Loves Gay Children

A couple of weeks ago I posted a response to To Kill a Mockingbird in which I said that as an adult I am more like Maudie than Scout. Here’s one way I am like […]

I see gay people

“But we don’t have gay people here,” or so I heard someone say once in, if I remember correctly, response to a request to form a gay student club for those gay students who don’t […]

You are dust

and to dust you will return, but there is hope because God calls you Beloved.

As for the Saints

As for the Saints who are on the earth, “They are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” Psalm 16:3 I’ll be honest. This hasn’t been a great week. I’ve been home sick. […]

Contentment Diary

I’ve just watched Elizabeth Gilbert in a webcast event on Facebook, sponsored by This in itself was interesting as broadcast events go. She spoke through a UStream video and answered questions posted for her […]