Reclaiming the Magic of the Holidays

Reclaiming the Magic of the Holidays

As we move into the latter part of the year and into the holiday season, I have, in recent years, struggled to find the joy and happiness I had as a child. Frankly, I assume many, if not most of us, are in a similar spot. Naturally, as years pass we are filled with...
What is your story?

What is your story?

This is a follow-up to Julie Wood‘s  first post about her gay son Ben who committed suicide. I have a lot of questions and many of them do have an “edge” to them.  How could anyone that identifies themself as a follower of the example of Jesus, feel he has the...
Odd Sheep In

Odd Sheep In

  I am convinced that Jesus is actually the Son of God and that he came and died so that who ever would believe would not parish but get to know and experience everlasting love and life with God. This being my conviction, I also happen to believe that Jesus is...
Home.

Home.

“Well holy moly, me oh my You’re the apple of my eye Girl I’ve never loved one like you Man o man you’re my best friend I scream it to the nothingness There ain’t nothing that I need Home, let me come home Home is wherever I’m with you.” (“Home” by Edward Sharpe &...

On Being in the Right Church (Thoughts on the 2013 Louisiana Annual Conference)

“Sometimes I wonder if I’m in the right church.” A friend of mine overheard one of the delegates at the Louisiana Annual Conference saying these words just after the defeat of a proposal condemning same-sex marriage.  In light of recent events, the proposal’s sponsors...