Rosary Prayers for Addicts

Earlier this week, I published a set of prayers for use with Anglican rosaries or prayer beads for LGBTQ people specifically, in Earth and Altar magazine. Those prayers were the latest prayers I had written, I have some that I wrote several months ago, that I wrote for addicts. They were the first set of... Continue Reading →

On Being Made Well

There is a story in the Gospel of Mark about a woman who has struggled with sickness for twelve years. As a person who is chronically ill, twelve years of being crook and the doctors not really giving a damn and treating her disrespectfully, is a long fucking time and it takes its toll. The... Continue Reading →

The Cemetery of Life

Cemeteries are places for dead things, specifically and usually, dead people, but in one of the stories in the New Testament, we learn that a particular cemetery was home to a man who was alive but not really. He was alive but not truly living.

The Ghosts of the Past

This started out as a book review of Kealen Patrick Burke's horror novella Jack and Jill. The story is so fucking perverse but it was also a comfort to me. God can speak in many ways, and right now God is speaking through horror stories. For some of us, these horror stories were our lives.... Continue Reading →

Lullabies of Addiction

You end up being subject to a visitation of your own memories and the lies you’ve believed for so long about yourself that they’ve become who you are.

Mary Magdalene’s Demons

I thought I could do it on my own That if I just tried really hard I could get rid of the demons That have tormented me The demon of addiction came To possess and control me Moving from one addictive behavior To the next Trying to block out A lifetime of trauma But demons... Continue Reading →

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