God in the Devil
In a show about the Devil and a Grindr meet up, I encountered God’s faithfulness and beautiful love. God is in it all, including the things we deem “evil.”
As I came to terms with my sexuality, there was one place that would hold some of the most powerful memories — some good, some bad, but all of them were important. That place was the local prayer house.
Coffee and Existential Dread
What started as a simple walk for coffee became a pivotal moment where I began to doubt my faith and God.
A Letter to My Younger Self
At the age of 30, I write a letter to my younger self with advice on how to navigate being gay and Christian.
Reneging on My Six… Maybe
A while back, I wrote I was a counter-phobic, sexual six. If you’re not an enneagram nerd like myself, no, I’m not having sex with six people. In short, a sexual six is scared and presents courageous to prove to themself and others they’re able to beat anything. I promise I’m getting to sappy, personal…
Purpose and the Politician
A recent trip to Texas and a Netflix original show trigger thoughts of purpose and destiny.
Ugly Crying: A Story of Dogs with Chicken Bones in Their Throats
You know when you hold back tears and hold back tears and hold back tears, and then you begin to forget the last time you cried because you’ve kept it in for so long in the name of nobility or fear or reputation; but then that dumb puppy post pushes you over the edge, and…
How Can I be Gay and Christian — A Look into My Methodology
In recent news, there’s been a convergence of two major groups: Christians and the LGBTQ+ population, two groups that are normally at odds with one another. These animosities are beginning to reach a boiling point as more and more entities are choosing to create space for both identities, challenging the conception that they are incongruent.…
Heads up: this post is gonna be a ton of rambling about my anxieties and what I do with them as a Six. Yup. I said it. Six. I’ve begrudgingly identified as a Four in the infamous Enneagram for about a six months, but I’ve never felt settled on it. Then a friend who loves…