How To Comfort Someone

  I sat uncomfortably in the nicely-furnished room of the doctor’s office, trying to make small talk with my wife. Finally, the urologist walked in, exchanged brief pleasantries and sat […]

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I Love Him So

  The sign was emblazoned with red letters: “Jesus Christ Superstar? NO! Lord and Savior!” My youngest son and I had to make our way past the protestors if we […]

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Unsafe Zone

  Over the past year, “safe zone” has made its way into the English vocabulary. College campuses have carved out physical safe zones where marginalized individuals are included. Some of these spaces are […]

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Run Your Own Race

  With the election of the first lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church, a few people have asked me, “What are you going to do?” My answer has always […]

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Weary?

  I’m weary. I bet you are, too. Weary of the gun violence and terrorist attacks across our planet. In the past few weeks, Orlando, Bangladesh, Istanbul, Baghdad and Medina have been torn […]

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