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Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - The Act of Letting Go

At the end of those excruciating months, those fingers that were so tightly clenched, clutched, wrapped around the intricate threads of my then life began to loosen and let go of fear as I was birthed into a beautiful unimagined new life.  

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Coming Out Later in Life - Letting Go of Fear - A Coming Out Story - Part II

Saying to myself, “I can’t do this, I can’t do this, I can’t do this, I can’t be gay, I can’t be gay, I can’t change my life, I have a husband, children, career, I can’t be gay.”  In this beautiful place of worship, God asked me to finally acknowledge who I was created to be, perfectly in God’s image.  I could not because it was too complicated, too hard, too painful, too jarring.  In reality, it was fear, cold hard naked fear, that had left me paralyzed in a heterosexual normative that I did not fit.  


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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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