I struggle with telling people I am a Christian. And, quite frankly, because I am very liberal, many people assume I am not.


crown of thorns
the sting
of labels

Even though I am not interested in converting anyone, I do hope that, at some point, each person will seek out a source higher than themselves for comfort, love, and strength - whether it is the universe, nature or maybe God.


shadow of death
can you feel
my hand in yours?


But, how do I convey this to someone who has been kicked out of a church for coming out? Or someone who has been beaten to the tune of the Fifth Commandment?

I don't know.

So, I just love.


water to wine
the first sip
belongs to you