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Faith – QNotes

For the Love of the Lord

Spiritual Reflections

Johnny lived a full, generous and adventuresome life. He was widely known and deeply loved. When he died recently, hundreds of people would say they lost their very best friend — because that’s how seriously and authentically Johnny took friendship.

What is the Value of Worrying?

Spiritual Reflections

Has anyone ever said to you — Oh, you’re a worrywart? I know I have been called one. And if we are honest with ourselves, we would all say that we have, at some time in our life, been a worrywart.

‘Confessions of a Gay Priest’

Out in Print

You spent days examining your life. Sins: that’s what you were looking for. How had you displeased God? How many lies, covets, dishonors? What have you done since — oh, when was your last confession, anyhow?

Stand Up! Show Up! Wherever You Travel

Spiritual Reflections

What does travel look like this summer? The year 2020 presents unusual circumstances in the midst of global civil rights protests and the COVID-19 pandemic. In late May and early June, the murders of African-Americans at the hands of whites played out on televisions, cell phones, tablets, computers and other devices around the world.

Part 2: God loves San Francisco, not so the evangelicals

Op-Ed

As I wrote previously, God’s chosen people during this time must be the LGBTQ community, at least according to the standards used by Evangelicals, the Religious Right and even some Republican politicians. After all, they said AIDS was God’s wrath against gays.