Category Archives: Spirituality

Has Jesus Been Left Behind?

As we approach another Christmas season, it would be good to take stock of the basic teachings of Jesus and how they apply to the extreme political conflicts we are currently witnessing. Here are some of my thoughts on this … Continue reading

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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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Intimate Encounters at PRIDE

Intimate Encounters at PRIDE I continue to explore what intimacy and sexuality mean in my life. And I keep finding that it’s usually not what I think it will be—I keep getting surprised. Yesterday, I went to some St. Pete … 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 31

Quiet Time Yesterday I worked half a day which meant that I missed the Tampa Pride parade. I would have liked to participate, but could not afford to miss the opportunity to work. I did go to Ybor City after … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 30

Back to Basics Today was a good day. Just doing the basics. Taking action. Enjoying the simple pleasures. Nothing profound. Nothing ecstatic. Not feeling lonely. Just a good, solid day! I worked half a day, did laundry, washed dishes, worked … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 29

Life—Not for the Faint of Heart I have not posted any articles for several days because I gave myself a few days off. Recently this blog has been about my journey for Lent. Some of it has been on the … Continue reading

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