Human Me

Is there anybody out there…..uh oh, I just aged myself.

Hi my name is Valerie and I am Jeff’s mom. I read thru his posts and my heart breaks. He is so lonely for contact from ANYONE on the outside. But most especially from his community. I have only known Jeff was gay for about the last year or so, but alot of you know …

Fundamentals Of Helping: You Have To Meet Them Where They’re At

Have you ever tried to help someone and they don’t want your kind of help. You can see they need something specific to be healthy, but they’re asking for something that will be unhealthy. Just to be clear, here’s an example: John Doe needs drug treatment and mental health trauma counseling in a therapeutic environment. …

Get Involved In Your Community

Getting involved matters. No matter how small you think it may be. Get involved. I am apart of a program called The Redemption Project. It was started in prison by an inmate and has been evolving into what it is now. It started small in 2009 with just 10 participants who completed it. Now, that number …

To Anyone With Incarcerated Friends Or Family

Have you ever thought of how to help your loved one while they are in prison? I’m not just talking about LGBT either. I mean anyone. First, let me tell you something about prison. In prison, you have tough choices to make. Choices that involve stigmas and isolation. For instance, when you first come to prison …

Clinton Policy VS Trump Policy: As A Gay Felon I’m Torn

I identify as a gay man. Which naturally leaves me traditionally more Democratic. But in reality I am also a felon and we all know that Mr. Clinton caused one of the biggest mass incarcerations of US history. Which we are now still trying to undo.As a felon I recognize there are two kinds of …

What Does It Mean To Love?

What Does It Mean To Love?Love isn’t judgementLove isn’t “you need to change”Love isn’t puffed upLove isn’t egoLove isn’t hurt feelingsLove isn’t resentmentLove isn’t “I love you, but hate your sin”Love isn’t wordsLove isn’t put downsLove isn’t pessimisticLove isn’t wrongLove is kindLove is acceptingLove is challengingLove is “I love you anyway”Love is blindLove is worth …

Is Straight Guys Joking About Gay Things A Way Of Coping?

One guy is at a public urinal, he’s obviously using it. His buddy walks up with a bowl of oatmeal. Why is anybody’s guess. He stands there, granted there was a stall divider, and begins razzing him about him conversating while urinating.I just happen to be using the urinal next to the guy being razzed. …

Your Church Survives Off Of Donations: Don’t Agree With The Doctrine? Stop Supporting Them!

I want to let everyone know that you have a choice in churches. If your pastor is up there preaching its OK to refuse service to any group of minorities its a choice for you to stay there. If that church has too few patrons it will die. Period. Their hatred ideals with them. While most …