Category Archives: Journeys

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Letters to Home: The Many Hats We Wear

Dear Bro, As you know, I love to listen to music, especially when I’m working. I like to put Pandora on shuffle and listen to 15 different channels because I love the variety, and I just love music of all kinds. As I was listening

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Letters to Home: Growing Up (Not) Gay

Dear Bro, As you know, I came out to myself at the age of 40, but I keep wondering if I should have known earlier in my life. I have asked many gay folks, “When did you know?” Most knew by the time they hit

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A Time For Everything: A Meditation on Ecclesiastes 3

There is a right time for everything, and everything on earth will happen at the right time. (Ecclesiastes 3:1 ERV) My partner of 49 years and I did a spot of spring-cleaning in our home this morning, amongst which was the awful job of defrosting


Letters to Home: Claiming a Marriage Passage for Myself

Dear Bro, I try to read all the articles posted here on Whosoever — including Dr. Robert N. Minor’s May 16th article titled “Who Are Those ‘Eunuchs Who Have Been So from Birth’ in the Gospel of Matthew?” I know this article is talking about

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Letters to Home: I Still Need to Remember

Dear Bro, This month I found myself realizing I am not totally out of the closet yet. I know those that know me know I am a lesbian, but what I realized last week was that I’m still in the closet when it comes to

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Reclaiming Mother’s Day

It’s always been awkward for me as a pastor to talk about Mother’s Day. But I keep getting drawn to it, I still feel moved to relate to it. I was in foster care from ages five to 11. I have not met my birth

Remain indoors written on the road during coronavirus pandemic.

Letters to Home: Comfort in the Time of Pandemic

Dear Bro, I love you. I know it’s not my normal starting phrase, but now that we all are fighting the coronavirus, it should be the first words out of the mouths of everyone these days. There are famous people being reported as passing due to