Dropping The T

I have started and stopped this blog multiple times because it is hard to write about a mainstream label put onto a group of individuals. Though at the end of the day I need to be comfortable in embracing this as a strength of our community. What acronym or label am I referencing you ask?…

Love Floods Hateful Hearts

When I reflect back on 2017 many instances come to my mind. From moments like Australia, Malta, and Germany all legalizing same-sex marriage. Adding to the already medium sized list of countries that recognize that love is love. But I also reflect on moments that set my soul on fire. Similar to watching someone throw…

What are you doing now?

Raise your hand if you’re tired to trying to get healthy? Oh you’re not alone. I have tried year after year to get myself together. Previously I have run a 10K and I am dedicated to finishing a half marathon this year. Though I want to focus on a wholesome attempt to getting a healthier….

An Open Letter to my Neighbors

Dear Neighbor, Our nation is weary of the racism, bigotry, and hate that prevailed in this election. Though we must accept the results of this historic election and move forward to creating a stronger more prosperous society. We must overcome these obstacles with nothing but love, faith, and perseverance. Looking beyond the rhetoric of the…

My apologies.

As a white man in this society it is time for me to come clean. Frankly, I want to apologize to the oppressed for the intolerable acts that white privilege has done since the dawn of time. We’ve progressed to a place where major civil rights issues are being simply swept under the rug in…

Be Your Own Valentine

So many people wallow in their sorrow when that sacred day rolls around each February. How could you let a revenue based holiday determine your happiness? Well let me correct myself first. Valentine’s Day has some deep religious roots but we as a society have turned it into a revenue generating rose and chocolate festival….

They See Me Trollin’

It is just a known fact of the internet that there are trolls. They are gremlin humans that sit among us that thrive on putting negative things out into the world. I often wonder what they do for a living and how they make their money. Is there a internet troll network out there that…

Powerful Greetings!

No matter the way you communicate with the world around you the most important interaction is the greeting. I honestly believe it has the power to change the course of an entire conversation! Personally I make a conscious effort anytime that I am conversing with another human to take a moment to stop and say…