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Beliefs that conspire against relationship

May 31, 2012

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This week I was informed that my commune was going to be discussing homosexuality at our weekly meeting. My dear friend and housemate, who is a gay Christian also, had recently written a coming out letter which he emailed to me, our house leader, as well as a lot of his spiritual community. The house […]

Dead silence

May 24, 2012

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No one has bothered to write or call me about the letters I sent out. I suppose I should be thankful, but as a person who wants to change how the Church communicates to the LGBT community, I need to have some sort of dialog with the church members. I think I mentioned that my […]

2,000 views

May 14, 2012

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It may not seem like much to the real bloggers out there, but I’m excited to have reached 2,000 views to my anonymous little blog within a year of its creation on July 3, 2011. I’ve only published forty blogs and four pages in that time. I hope to do better this coming year, and […]

A letter from Focus on the Family

May 12, 2012

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I recently opened my email to find a surprising letter form Focus on the Family. I used to really appreciate their radio station when I wanted to be ex-gay, and I still love “Adventures in Odyssey,” their radio drama, but I have not emailed them, or signed up for anything recently so I was surprised […]

The air is fresh out here (Out of the Closet)

May 12, 2012

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Well I finally dropped letters in the snail mail to the rest of my relatives on Tuesday (and emailed my grandpa today). I talked to my mom on the phone this afternoon and she said her sister had gotten my letter and was praying for us. I pray that some good will come out of […]

Coming out to Conservative Mennonite relatives

May 6, 2012

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The coming out journey continues… I can’t believe it’s been a whole month since my last post! Last time I was talking about how I came out to my dad’s family. I finally printed out a letter that I was going to send to my mom’s family, but realized it needed a few touch-ups. My […]