We're hearing a lot about storms these days - first Harvey in Texas, now Irma and potentially Jose on the East coast. In addition, dozens of devastating wildfires are burning thousands of acres in the western part of the US. Communities are experiencing catastrophes, business are disrupted, homes are damaged or destroyed, people and families … Continue reading God of the Storm (reblog from Godless in Dixie)
I've been reflecting on and recovering from the encounter detailed in my last post. Thank you to everyone who posted and emailed your helpful and supportive messages. It's wonderful having a community of people I have come to admire, who understand this journey and who have blazed this path ahead of me. And who care.Walking … Continue reading Honesty…. a lonely word, or what I need?
Nothing has made me want to be a bold activist like the events of the past year. And yet, when I try and then meet resistance, my boldness dissolves and I creep back into my little tent alone. Very alone. The election of the Clown in Chief, the knowledge that people I know and love … Continue reading Send In The Clowns
Since coming out of religion, specifically fundamentalist Christianity, I've been constantly surprised by the changes in the way I view life, death, purpose, other people, and myself. I used to struggle mightily with a poor self image. My parents never understood this. To them I had every reason in the world to be confident. I … Continue reading life as a pizza box
I know, what's with the masturbation posts?! I guess it's synchronicity at work. This article from the Glamour magazine website popped up on my FB feed this morning and I couldn't resist sharing it. Masturbation—particularly female masturbation—may be taboo in some circles, but Shanthony Exum a.k.a. Miss Eaves created a whole song and music video … Continue reading now a music video about masturbation?
I'm not sure why it's been eight months since I posted on this blog, with the exception of last weeks post on pornography and masturbation. Such savory topics, those. But undeniably human and relevant. As to the reason for my absence, the only thing I can come up with is that I was busy shifting … Continue reading Redefining prayer
Addendum: This post makes it sound like I'm a big proponent of pornography. I'm not. I have a general disgust with most of the pornographic world, and an unyielding anger at how it fuels human trafficking, pedophilia, abuse of women and children, etc. This post is about how my own developing sexuality was delayed and … Continue reading teenage dream