Category Archives: Men

Damned for the Sins of Sodom

Who Are Damned by the Sins of Sodom? In my last Blog, I discussed a whole series of sweet experiences with dear friends and total strangers on the day of the St. Pete Pride Parade. I have continued to find … Continue reading

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Mistaking Sex for Intimacy

Mistaking Sex for Intimacy — Making Amends WARNING: ADULT CONTENT In 2012, after a long stretch of unhappiness and depression, I began actively exploring the intersection of spirituality with erotic energy, sex, and intimacy. My quest was not just another … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Conclusion

After Blogging for Lent: Kindness WARNING: ADULT CONTENT It’s been more than two months since I last wrote for my blog. I learned a lot about myself by writing those 33 blogs during Lent. I took a lot of risks … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 33

A Queer Holy Week WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Tonight, after church, I watched a video of a Quaker discussing how Jesus affirms her queerness.* As friends say, she speaks my mind. Most of my adult life, I have thought of myself … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 32

Asking for Enough WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I did not blog for a couple of days. No time to write—I’ve been busy having in-body experiences and dancing with Kali! In the past few weeks I have explored how I block myself … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 18

Sacrificing Limitations on Self-Pleasuring WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I’ve been asking myself what else I need to give up for Lent. I want to give up more of the things that keep me disconnected from my self, my God, and my … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 16

Respect for Boundaries WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I am grateful for a beautiful evening with friends—dinner and then a concert of exciting John Williams music with the Florida Orchestra at the Straz Center. But it’s always hard to go home alone … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 13

It’s Simple—People Help Today I had another lesson in giving up ways I block my effectiveness and pleasure. I am planning to conduct a workshop in May. I needed to firm up some basics today, but couldn’t get any clear … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 11

Shedding Lies for Lent WARNING: ADULT CONTENT The Information Age sucks. It’s really not information, it’s more like a flood of misinformation. I’m sick of all of the lies and misinformation about everything! First it’s Al-Qaeda, then ISIS, now back … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 6

Breathing into a Body of Resistance WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I have been loving this process of writing about my Lenten journey. As I hoped, I am discovering things about myself through the discipline of daily writing and self-pleasuring. Initially, I … Continue reading

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