The journey continues: How I’m healing from spiritual abuse

Originally posted on Facebook April 20, 2018.  So for those of you who've been around me a while know that I came out of a fundamentalist religious background and I worked for several years to weed those things out of my life. Those old thought patterns were rooted in some people's unhealthy desires to control … Continue reading The journey continues: How I’m healing from spiritual abuse

#IWasMadeFor: World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

Originally posted on Facebook on Sept. 11, 2017.  Hello friends. So this week is Suicide Prevention Week, which started with World Suicide Prevention Day yesterday. I speak out about this because I don't want anyone else to feel alone like I did. People are always surprised when they find out. "You seem so happy all … Continue reading #IWasMadeFor: World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

How to love LGBT people: a letter to the church {for the Huffington Post}

So I've been a Huffington Post contributor for a little over a year now, but today I'd like to share something I'm posting there with my regular blog readers. This is a journey that I've been on for several months now. Here's my heart, friends. I love you all. // // // “But how should … Continue reading How to love LGBT people: a letter to the church {for the Huffington Post}

Being genuine on the Internet without oversharing

I am learning more about being myself on the internet. This is a something that I want to bring into balance, just like other aspects of my life as I'm healing. I don't ever want to stop creating, thinking, and feeling, but as a Real Adult™ now in a professional job, I have to think … Continue reading Being genuine on the Internet without oversharing