New Self

May 25, 2014

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I don’t know if it is the weather, or a lucky combination of circumstances, but I have been propelled into a new lifestyle that is so different from where I was at in the beginning of the year. It started with a sudden change from being sloppy to organized. It took some work, but mostly […]

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Still Mennonite?

December 21, 2013

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I wish I had documented my journey this past year. I started the blog as a testimony/account of a gay Christian, but about a year ago I started to lose my faith. Or maybe replace it, with logic, with reason. I moved from Christian Agnostic to plain old agnostic. I think I’ve moved right over […]

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What is morality without honesty?

January 14, 2013

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One step in my journey from conservative Republican Christian to an openly gay member of the Christian Left, was the disregard many of my former associates have for truth. It is apparent in the hatred of science and reason, which have been friends of the church -although the church has not always returned the friendship. […]

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Aftermath of Coming Out in a Mennonite world

November 27, 2012

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Most people ignored the bright rainbow banner and the note. Of my old church, only the pastor said anything, adn he just said that he’d like to hear my story. My parents are pretending they haven’t seen or something- I haven’t broached the topic with them, although my sister did. My relatives back home haven’t […]

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I made a coming out cake.

September 30, 2012

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Is that too tacky? Even if you think it is, it’s still delicious. My housemate and I had a lot of fun mixing the food coloring into the cake mix, and trying to figure out how to get it into jars. I decided to change my Facebook “interested in” on October 11, on National Coming […]

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A reminder of marriage inequality

September 28, 2012

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I went on a¬†genealogy¬†trip a few days ago. My great-grandfather was born in Holmes County, and I wanted to see if I could find his birth record, and some other records proving what I had learned about him and his ancestors online. I was in the Probate Court, looking through an old, handwritten log of […]

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Quick Update

September 23, 2012

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You know those posts where people apologize for not posting. My sister will be rolling her eyes right about now. I haven’t had the energy, the story, and the internet all at the same time for quite a while. I’ve been working nearly every day, and trying to get to bed earlier, despite my night […]

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