Grief. That's a heavy word and a challenging thing to experience. But , unfortunately, as humans, we all do. We all experience loss at some point in our lives, and grief is a natural response to loss. This word may sting because you may have been hit by the death of a loved one. Maybe… Continue reading When Someone Can’t be the Person You Need them to Be
Do you have regrets? Uhh, don't we all? I think having regrets is part of being human. Having regrets is looking back on experiences and wishing things had been different, that maybe I could have/should have done something different. I definitely have regrets...there are many things I wish I could have done differently in life.… Continue reading Leave Your Shoulds at the Door
After watching, “My Next Guest…” with David Letterman and Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” music video about a dozen times, I think I worked up just enough courage to put pen to paper (fingers to keyboard, who am I kidding) and write about my “coming out” journey. I don’t have any solid memories… Continue reading Love is a Terrible Thing to Hate
Preach Jesus, and if necessary, use words.St. francis of assisi A couple weeks ago, my wife and I had our first together experience of the Cedar Rapids farmers market. It was a lovely morning, the first day of pride month, and I could feel the energy of love coming from those who were there. I… Continue reading My Religion is Love
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.Lau Tzu A thousand-mile journey seems a bit daunting, especially when you can see the long road ahead with no end in sight. I am currently continuing on the journey that I first stepped foot on when I was in college, and as of now,… Continue reading Bon Voyage!