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You’ve got to be yourself

I called this blog Ruminations. When cows chew and chew and chew on grass, it’s called ruminating. This is a question I’ve been chewing on for a long time:  What does it mean to be yourself? Can we ever really be free?

These things move within you as lights and shadows in pairs that cling.

And when the shadow fades and is no more, the light that lingers becomes a shadow to another light.

And thus your freedom, when it loses its fetters, becomes itself the fetter of a greater freedom.

– Kahlil Gibran: The Prophet, On Freedom

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A Pleasant Reminder

I am not my own

For I have been made new

Please don’t let me go

I desperately need you

— Meteor Shower by Owl City

Tony Campolo

I love this guy.



platitude (plural platitudes)

  1. An often-quoted saying that is supposed to be meaningful but has become unoriginal or hackneyed through overuse; a cliché.

From Wiktionary

This amused me very much

And it has Joseph Gordon-Levitt in it.

What did MLK think about gay people?

MLK day lives on, it would seem. I have seen quite a few gay blogs and opinion pieces on gay rights under the theme of the civil rights movement. But what would the man himself say?

Check out the CNN Faith Blog’s post by John Blake for an insightful and balanced look at what Martin Luther King, Jr. thought about gay people.

Remembering 2011

As we come to a close at the end of the year, I find it helpful to think over all the huge things that have happened. What I really wanted was to find a good recap of the major headlines of the year, but unfortunately none of my usual news sources provided any.

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Naked Pastor: Gay Toast

NakedPastor is one of my favourite sources of online funny. His cartoons wonderfully present some of the paradoxes of modern Christianity, even if they are a little heavy on the resentment

Here is his excellent cartoon from December 10th:

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How To Be A Hipster Without Really Trying

Just another site

Mr Ken Brown


Gay Everyday

Helping and Encouraging Gay (Christian) Men

This Is a Blog

Ruining My Professional Reputation One Blog Post at a Time.


the (occasionally) banal musings of t-dub

Spiritual Friendship

Musings on God, friendship, relationships

I like argyle.

political rants from an extremely liberal nerd with ridiculously good fashion sense

a better story

learning to choose quality over quantity one day at a time


Centering Fatherhood for Gay Men


A place for LGBTQ Salvationists and Allies

Confessions of a Skeptical Evangelical

The Questions and Thoughts of a Nobody...

Tyler: A Blog

Ponderings of a (former?) Christian gay sex addict...

Worst. Christian. Ever.

Musings on the modern American Christian landscape. Blah.


Bryan Currie: a place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Christians to think about how gay and God can fit together

Coming Out Christian

One liberation under God...

Gay Chronicles

Chronicling the life of an ordinary gay

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