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All Are Included, Accepted, Embraced by Us

Spiritual Reflections

One day, she called to make an appointment with me. She had something important to discuss. Over coffee, she told me she had made a big decision. Up until to then, you see, we had known Sasha as a man.

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Finding a ‘home’ with the Lord and each other

Spiritual Reflections

As faith leaders, how do we reckon with this? How do we care for those that are being priced out of their neighborhoods, uprooted from their communities and displaced with no place to go?

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Praise for the gifts we can’t ‘pray away’

Spiritual Reflections

A few people and I were sitting around, and one was telling about their difficult relationship with their parents. They added, “I have a friend who invited me to a meeting at their church, where they have a support group for people like me.”

Love, Lust and Relationships

Spiritual Reflections

“Wink, wink, nudge, nudge, know-what-I-mean?” Thus, quips the ribald Monty Python character played by the great Eric Idle when discussing, shall we say, relations? This being the Love & Lust (11th Annual Sex Issue) of qnotes, I would like to offer some thoughts on Lust and Love.

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Looking at Black History

Spiritual Reflections

Black history month is traditionally a time to reflect on the accomplishments of notables from the past. We often think of people who have done marvelous works that impacted thousands, if not millions of people during their lifetime and beyond.

Home for the Holidays

Spiritual Reflections: A Spiritual Survival Guide

Ahh… the winter holiday season is here. It’s time for parties, festive entertainments and gatherings with family.

Positive Living, Positive Attitude

Spiritual Reflections

I have the wonderful privilege of knowing many friends and colleagues living with or affected by HIV. Recently, I had the chance to sit down and talk with several individuals about what that phrase “life positively” means to them.