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Struggling to Find the Motivation to Blog

I am sitting here struggling with what I should write about. It has been so long since the last time that I wrote anything for this blog. So often I have wanted to write something, but for one reason or another, I failed to do so.  I think part of the reason …

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A Gay Catholic’s Guide to Lent

Here is the only guide you need as a gay Catholic to make it through Lent. As we know, Lent runs from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday and during this period, we as Catholics (both gay and straight) remember the horrible events that lead to Jesus being placed on the cross and …

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I have failed you

To all those that read this, please forgive me, I have failed you. For all those that have written to me in the last few months, I have failed you. For all those that I have looked the other way when I could have helped, I have failed you. For those I …

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Internal Conflict #1

As I sit here watching Goal 2 and talking to my friend Mikey online, I am struggling to get the words out that I would like to express in this blog posting. Expressing myself has never been an easy task for me. Nevertheless, here I sit, trying my hardest to put my …

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Update on Lent Plan

I want to provide you with an update to how I did during Lent. As we know, Lent officially ended at the end of the day yesterday (Holy Thursday). Even though Lent is officially over for this season, I do go all the way to Easter with my commitment to this. This …

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My #1 Challenge with being both gay and Catholic

There are many challenges to being a gay Catholic, but I think the biggest one I struggle with is balancing being gay with being Catholic. What I mean by this is these two things do not seem to exist in the same world. You have your gay scene, where being good looking, …

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Standing with God

Abraham spoke up again: “See how I am presuming to speak to my Lord, though I am but dust and ashes!” – Genesis 18:27 If you are wondering why I started this posting from a quote from the Bible, it is simple; I think it is a very important verse. Here we …

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Email to a Reader

A few weeks ago a reader sent me the following message: Hey Joe, Just curious if you had any update on your Courage experience? I allows find it great that people that I don’t even know are interested in what is going on in my life and what I have decided about …

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Random Thoughts

It has been some time since my last blog and I figured it was time to post something new. I don’t really have a topic for this blog though. I’m thinking it just may end up being random thoughts about events in my life. I would first like to thank all those …

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Posting on a Catholic Forum

I think this issue is one of those issues where you can find many difference viewpoints on homosexuality and what the Church teaches. As I pointed out in my earlier posting, that the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) stated that one’s sexuality comes about through “multiple factors—genetic, hormonal, psychological—that may …

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