I had a right to be straight, didn’t I?
Wasn’t that implied by the Bible’s mandates against homosexuality? Most of the Christians I knew seemed to think so: that there was no such thing as being born gay; that God was just waiting to spring … Read
“The End.” There’s something definitively final about those two simple words. Those two, three letter words appear on the screen when the last words of the actors have fallen into an irretrievable silence and the screen has been swept barren of images. They … Read
There is a scene in the film Lady Bird where the title character, played by Saoirse Ronan, stands on a sidewalk in Sacramento with her best friend, staring up at a big, beautiful, blue house imagining they lived inside. Her real house is shades of brown—from … Read
From Chapter 2, Almost Straight
Growing up, I thought of myself as a bad actor. But in college, I realized the truth. I was a brilliant actor who had mastered only one role. I was my own alter ego, a bit funnier than the original, a bit friendlier, … Read
Alone in the darkness, with tears blinding my eyes as I tried to follow the beam of the headlights on the highway, I came to a decision. “I can’t pray another prayer for Jenny,” I said.
I was sick of the eating disorder that tormented our oldest daughter, the … Read
In the past few years, there have been many cases of people wanting to end their lives prematurely because of pain and suffering with assisted suicide. But I don’t agree with them. I don’t agree because from the moment we're born until the moment we die, we … Read
We've had some great articles throughout our years of publishing. Most of them are still there... alone in a corner... waiting patiently to be visited again. Here are the most shared from 2017. Go on and give them some love.
1. Idolizing … Read