No more secrets: How I feel about National Coming Out Day

It’s just not worth it to live with secrets. My social media feeds have been flooded with National Coming Out Day posts over the last week, and I realized while reading through them that it’s such a relief to able to tell people the truth, to not have to hide anything. I keep thinking about … Continue reading No more secrets: How I feel about National Coming Out Day

What’s happening with Tropical Storm Imelda

So a couple of friends have messaged me asking how I’m doing with the weather and I honestly wasn’t worried about this storm at first (we get little tropical rain systems all the time around here and it’s usually no big deal). But tonight I’m starting to be low-key concerned, so I thought I'd give … Continue reading What’s happening with Tropical Storm Imelda

Unfundamentalist Thoughts: What do Christians mean when they say ‘our joy is not based on this world’?

It only takes a few words to send me back. Certain phrases set me off. It can be something simple, so common that most average Christians wouldn't even notice it. But those words meant something else in the fundamentalist cult I grew up in. I go to a not-crazy church now because it's helped me … Continue reading Unfundamentalist Thoughts: What do Christians mean when they say ‘our joy is not based on this world’?

Here’s why I blocked the Babylon Bee from my newsfeed

Originally written on February 17, 2017. I've hidden all posts from the Babylon Bee from my newsfeed and blocked their page. And why, you ask? Is having a Christian version of The Onion with Calvinist undertones offensive? Do I just think poking fun at church subculture is too sacrilegious? Nope, those aren't my reasons. Here's … Continue reading Here’s why I blocked the Babylon Bee from my newsfeed