A Prayer for a Nation

Listen to the podcast! Podcast Transcript May God bless every family who has suffered the loss or illness of a loved one from COVID-19. May we all find within us the diligence to protect ourselves and the compassion to protect one another through this pandemic. Bless every parent who has had to carry the extraordinary…

Finding The Present

FINDING THE PRESENT As I cross over into my 40th year, I find myself celebrating life and reflecting. My reflections centered around the presence of my three ‘selves’; past, present, and future. AVOIDING THE PRESENT Through meditation and reflection I spend a lot of time trying to get into touch with that present-self. I find…

Hey, Gays, It’s Time to Grow Up

HEY, GAYS, IT’S TIME TO GROW UP I once attended Austin Pride escorted by an armed bodyguard after receiving two death threats in the weeks leading up to the celebration. Am I some sort of gay hating bigot? No, I was president of the Austin Pride Foundation, and the threats were linked back to my…