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Blog Jul, 18, 2018
Arm Wrestling for Our Lives

Trigger Warning: Discussion of suicide and depression

As our collective consciousness was recently focused on the themes of depression, suicide and suicide prevention, I wish to express what many of us in our community know: LGBTQ+ people are at an increased risk for dying by suicide. Here’s my story of self-destruction, spiritual obedience and renewal.

Blog Dec, 20, 2017
Review: A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth by Cody Sanders

When I read Rev. Cody Sanders' new little gem, A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth, I get the feeling that I’m sitting with a very smart and very compassionate friend. He knows that I am eager, but a little intimidated.

Blog Dec, 01, 2017
Bearing the Light of Advent with Holy Women Icons

As much as we want to share gratitude during the season of Thanksgiving, prepare for the hope of Advent, or celebrate Christmas, it’s difficult because the holiday season can be tough for queer folks.

Disproportionately estranged from family means we often must create our own family.

Blog Oct, 18, 2017
Painting Frida Kahlo

As we begin the month of October and ghosts decorate our homes, I am reminded of the holy days that await us. Poignant to my own background, Dia de los Muertos beckons us to remember who has gone before us.

Blog Sep, 26, 2017
Bridging Beyond Binaries: Painting Gloria Anzaldúa

One of the great joys of being an artist and writer is working on commissions, enlivening in paint, canvas, and word the stories of revolutionary holy women who have emboldened and inspired the one commissioning the Holy Woman Icon.

Blog Aug, 30, 2017
An Opportunity For Self-Care

Several years ago, I was pastor of a welcoming and affirming church. As a queer clergywoman, one would think that such a place would be the perfect place to flourish and thrive as a pastor.

Blog Aug, 25, 2017
Building a Racially Responsible LGBTQIA Christian Movement

Last week Wade Davis offered this invitation to white Americans in response to what happened in Charlottesville:

Blog Aug, 16, 2017
A Message To My White Friends

Over the past several days, I’ve watched a lot of things happen in our country. An unannounced march in the night with Hitler shirts and tiki torches. A white supremacist rally ending in violence, injury, and death. The president going in front of cameras and defending the white supremacists. It has been infuriating, frightening, sickening, and unavoidable.

Blog Aug, 07, 2017
Trans Still Speaking in the United Church of Christ

“…for not with you alone am I making this covenant, but both with those who stand here with us today, before our God, and with those who are not here with us today." Deuteronomy 29:14-15

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