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3 Boundaries You Must Create When Coming Out

3 Boundaries You Must Create When Coming Out

Jun 5, 2014

Do your parents believe God can still “change” you? Have many of your conversations with your parents ended the same as mine, “We’re praying for you. God’s doing a work in you. He’s not finished with you yet. I believe God’s going to change you.” Although hearing this causes pain and feels like rejection, it’s important we understand it comes from a place of...

Life’s Most Important Lesson

Life’s Most Important Lesson

Jan 18, 2014

In a TV interview, Sherri Shepherd from The View revealed that she believes LGBT people are going to hell. Her interview reminded me of the most important lesson I’ve learned in life so far. As humans, everything we do is a response out of two things… fear and love. Every choice we make derives from these two emotions. The thing which hinders us...

Forgiving My Ex-Gay Counselor

Forgiving My Ex-Gay Counselor

Dec 12, 2013

Three years ago I decided it was time to let go of the anger and bitterness I held towards the pastor that counseled me through five years of ex-gay therapy. At age thirteen my parents suspected that I was gay. Maybe it was playing with barbies when I was really young, kissing other boys when I was five-years-old or getting excited to wear make-up for the...