Posts in Grief
Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - Mom, Me, and the Library

In the sacred space of this library my emotions suddenly became heightened with very sweet memories of my mom.  I am not used to sharp focused pleasant memories; the lens is usually colored by so many other thoughts.   She was one smart cookie and probably would have flourished in an academic life, not raising five children. 

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Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - Ordained to Come Out - Part I

In a nanosecond, the answer popped into my head.  “I think I am gay.”  I will forever remember the time between when the thought became the spoken as I stared off into space. I thought about the previous ten years when I had made various attempts to come out.

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