Colin and the Pale Blue Dot

In the last post the question of my faith came up.  I’ve talked in posts way back here on the blog about the Bible and Homosexuality. Biblical symbolism sometimes wanders into my poems. Hey, it’s in my background and upbringing. It’s part of my story. Still, I have been reluctant to discuss much religion here…

Little Rooms, by William Stafford

I was a young man away in the great flat state of Indiana, missing my home in the forested Pennsylvania hills and ridges, feeling alone without my new wife those first three months beginning my seminary studies, when I first encountered the poetry of that wise old sage William Stafford. Yes, I did say seminary…

For My Friend Adam – An Introduction, Faith and Homosexuality

So you have questions. There are reasons why you haven’t fully accepted what’s been passed down to you from the pulpit. You know how to think for yourself, and what has been said insults your very soul. Not only that, it simply doesn’t ring true. You have been taught to believe it, but something inside…