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Staying Power

Is it worth it to stay? Read More

On Clinging to Anti-Queer Riches and the Reign of God

But, rather than seeing myself on Jesus’ side in this story, more and more I see myself as the rich person, clinging to that which keeps me from salvation. Read More

All Our Relations Are Sacred

In my Lakota culture we use a particular phrase when we pray, “Mitakuye Oyasin.” Roughly translated it means, “All our relations.” Read More

Now is the Time: LGBTQ Catholics in the Synodal Journey

For Catholics who seek equality for LGBTQ people in the church, now is the time to redouble our efforts to speak our truth for the sake of justice. Read More

Embracing The Real Meaning Of What It Means To Be Last.

Being last doesn’t have to feel as negative as it might sound. Read More

Not Today, Satan: What Crosses Do Queer People Carry?

If my sexuality brings me so much meaning and connection, how could it be my “cross”? Read More

“Be Opened!”

In a church where LGBTQ issues have become so emotionally charged and triggering, I have ironically found space to breathe in the practice and philosophy of another tradition. Read More

Who Is the God I Believe In?

Who is the god that I believe in? Who is the God that I believe in? Read More

Navigating Ambivalence About Mary’s Assumption

I am frankly uncomfortable with some of the ways that the Church chooses to honor Mary. Maybe more disturbing, the Church seems to proceed from the same type of theological thinking that leads to homophobia and transphobia. Read More

Fed for the Journey 

The Bible is full of similar advice for marathons of other kinds. Countless stories tell of God preparing people before hard and holy undertakings by feeding them, often miraculously. Read More