Why change happens

Why change happens

Between 1990 to 1995, I asked thousands of teens how many knew someone who was gay or lesbian. In the early years, a handful of brave souls would raise their hands. Most assured me that they didn’t have gay kids at their school or declared that they didn’t...
Speechless for Dr. King

Speechless for Dr. King

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve sat down to write this reflection. I knew it had to be about Dr. King, yet I am left speechless. Ironic, I know. Dr. King was anything but speechless. He cut through the noise with such clarity, such vision, such...
You know you’re hiding when…

You know you’re hiding when…

Ironic, isn’t it, that our greatest longing is for connection, love, and feeling valued in the world, yet we are endlessly creative in the ways we hide from connection, love, and feeling valued in the world. The house is a wreck I’ve been so busy Everyone...
Beyond Thankful

Beyond Thankful

Welcome to my life… No pay for sick days or vacations. Weekends are an illusion from the past. Health insurance premiums are a nightmare. And I am thankful beyond words. Failures outnumber successes. Uncertainty is my constant companion. Fear stands waiting. And...