LGBTQIA Category

Poolside Purity: A Hand Me Down Tale

Poolside

I stood outside the Snack Shack looking over the schedule for the day. It was my first trip to camp and I wanted to be sure I didn’t miss any of the action. My small group of friends bounced with excitement as we perused the itinerary. First up was chapel followed by small group discussion […]

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The Breaking of Me: A Hand Me Down Tale

Broken maniquien

We stood at the trunk of my car, neither of us knowing exactly what to say. The summer sun shone bright and I could feel the heat on my skin. “You are so brave,” he finally said. I felt anything but brave. I loaded the last box and tried to smile.  “This will cost me […]

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Grieving The Living

people walking away

I wrote this piece two years ago. After a conversation with a close friend this weekend, it reminded me that many of us, for a myriad of reasons and in many ways, grieve the living… I learned yesterday afternoon my grandfather died.  Grief is complex and complicated. The death of my Grandpa is going to […]

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