EDIT YOUR LIFE…

You have the choice to accept the life script you’ve written thus far or edit it so you create a life that fulfills you. Our lives can be compared to an ongoing movie script over which we have complete creative control. Within us lies the power to examine what works or isn’t working in our…

WE ARE ALL GAY-NNECTED

There are times when we may feel disconnected from the gay world.  Our actions can seem like they are of no major consequence, and we may feel like we exist in our own vacuum.  Yet, the truth is that our simplest thought or action – the decisions we make each day, and how we see…

DEEPER MEANING…LETTING GO OF UNDERSTANDING IN THE COMMUNITY

It is not always for us to know, the deeper meaning of everything that occurs in our life. All of us who seek to be connected and aware regard our experiences as teachers, and we try to discern what lessons we are learning from the things that happen in our lives. Sometimes the lesson is…

WHEN THE COMMUNITY DOORS OPEN (WALKING THROUGH)

Our lives are the result of all the doors we have walked through, and our continued growth depends on our willingness to keep moving into new spaces. When the door of the community opens, walk through it. Trust that the door has opened for a reason and you have been guided to it. Sometimes we…

DEEPER MEANING…LETTING GO OF UNDERSTANDING IN THE COMMUNITY

It is not always for us to know, the deeper meaning of everything that occurs in our life. All of us who seek to be connected and aware regard our experiences as teachers, and we try to discern what lessons we are learning from the things that happen in our lives. Sometimes the lesson is…

MAKING THE COMMUNITY WORK FOR YOU…

When we experience change in our life, we can control our response and reaction to the changes that are happening. Transformation is a universal constant that affects our lives from the moment we are born until we leave this earthly existence behind. At the root of all growth, we find change. Occasionally, change and the…

JEALOUSY & OUR QUEER COMMUNITIES…

Jealousy is a common human feeling and usually stems from a place of lack in our own lives. Jealousy is one of the toughest feelings we come up against in our lives. There is not much worse than this aching sense that somehow life has been unfair to us, while amply rewarding someone else. It’s…

LISTENING TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A WHOLE HEART

When we begin to listen to the community with our hearts rather than our heads, our whole world changes and becomes softer. Most of us were born and raised in cultures that value the head over the heart and, as a result, we place our own hearts below our heads in a sort of inner…

SEEING OUR BEAUTIFUL QUEER SELVES…

Many of us do not take the time to notice and acknowledge how beautiful we are as same gender loving individuals. We may be great lovers of beauty, seeing it in the people, places, and things around us, while completely missing it in ourselves. Some of us feel that it is vain to consider our…

BEING YOUR OWN GAY VOICE OF REASON

How we attach meaning to events in our lives has a large influence on the quality of our life. The meaning we assign to our experiences–whether pleasant or distressing, is a very powerful factor in determining the quality of our lives. What we imagine events to mean will color the way we feel about ourselves,…