shameless romanticism

This is going to be an extremely self-consicous entry. It’s going to be self-conscious first and foremost because I woke up this morning thinking about my blog and thinking about all the stuff I’ve written here and wondering if any of it will someday come back to haunt me. Especially as I am transitioning to […]

marriage and family

Marriage is truly the only currency of commitment the real world universally understands and accepts. I’ve been on something of a soapbox regarding gay marriage and other “gay issues.” I know that. I’m not entirely sure why these issues hit closer to home for me than the plight of other (far more) oppressed people around […]


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watch the sky

In case you don’t already know, Wil Wheaton has a blog. Yeah, that’s right. Wil Wheaton. The skinny kid from Star Trek and Stand By Me. And if you didn’t know he had a blog, you’re probably thinking something negative about the guy, but once you read the blog you’ll realize that he’s a far cry (and at once not that far at all) from the skinny kid on Star Trek. He’s insightful. Witty, even, and writes on everything from pop-culture to sci-fi to Suicide Girls. (That’s right, Suicide Girls.)

summer camp

I’m speaking as a gay man who’s been in a gay relationship for the past seven years. I know. And that’s the struggle I’ve gone through since I started working. But I don’t want to shy away from Christian language. I want to reclaim it. It’s powerful. Instead of using it as a weapon, I want to use it as something helpful. During our second year of camp, we were going to use Psalm 139, and one of our counselors said, “Well, we can’t use that Psalm.” And we looked at him and said why? And he said, “Well, because Psalm 139 is what the anti-abortion people use.” And I looked at him like, “So?” If we can reclaim this stuff, we can take away the ghosts that keep haunting people.