After two+ years of weekly counseling, I am finally able to say that I am unapologetically queer. I am able to say confidently that LGBTQ+ can have a personal, intimate relationship with Jesus. Never have I been more sure that I am following the command to “come as you are” in my daily life (was… Continue reading Coming Out: Mental Health and Sexuality
I’ve been on a journey of understanding my sexual identity for quite a few years now. Growing up in the Bible Belt, I had never heard such a thing as “inclusive theology,” or a theology that supports LGBTQ people in the Church. I went from my conservative, Southern Baptist church and hometown to a conservative,… Continue reading A New Perspective: Queer Theology
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will… Continue reading fear, distance, love, and hope.
I spent the last week of 2016 in the middle of nowhere, sleeping in a chicken coop with my dog.
Work was very slow yesterday. But it gave me some time to think about my disobedience, which really isn't that fun to think about. This is about as far as I got before I decided to do my actual job, but I did discover what I think may be a big part of my reluctance… Continue reading NEWSFLASH: I’m More Valuable than a Raven
Looks like it’s going to be a wet summer... Really. It’s rained every single day this week. And if it’s not raining, I feel like it’s impossible to walk outside without being drenched by the humidity in the air. I don’t know how I’m supposed to become a bronze goddess in this weather. I have… Continue reading Make it Rain