Recently, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of memory, specifically how our ability to retain memories changes as we age. A lot of research has gone in to a specific phenomenon known as “childhood amnesia,” which is the idea that we lack the ability to retain memories from the first 3 to 4 years of […]Read more "A remembrance of things lost"
OK listen up! I’ve been doing a lot of VERY SERIOUS RESEARCH on this and I definitely haven’t gone off the deep end OK because I have cracked the biggest cover-up of ALL TIME! Middle-Earth and Narnia are the SAME FRIGGIN’ PLACE! BEAR WITH ME HERE! I know it sounds impossible but just trust me […]Read more "Middle-Earth and Narnia are the same place I’m not crazy you’re crazy"
A few weeks ago I realized the medication I take for my depression was no longer having its desired effect. It took a very long time to find the right combination and dosage of medication that brought my seratonin levels up to a manageable level (ie, one where I didn’t want to die because I […]Read more "What my mind is like"
I do seriously worry about interpreting the Bible in such a way as to ignore gospel truths in favour of making scripture more palatable for twenty-first century audiences. I am very concerned about the danger of trying to “fit” the Bible into what we want it to say to justify whatever point—theological, social, political—we are […]Read more "The Bible and LGBTQ+ folk"
I’ve lost a fair amount of friends. That’s part of both growing up and also life. People come in and out of your life, some disappear quickly while others fade slowly like fog on a windshield. It’s not the loss so much as the adjustment to your new world—one where that particular person is no […]Read more "On losing friends"
Have you ever listened to a couple tell “their story”? How they met, how they started dating, what made them first realize the other person was “the one”? Every story is unique, and I don’t just mean in a positive way. Sometimes you’re listening to one of those stories and all you can think is […]Read more "Looking for a co-pilot"
Looking at the innumerable survivors of sexual assault and harassment for whom Trump being the leader of the free world has taken a serious toll on their mental health and recovery.Read more "On being a sexual assault survivor in Trump’s world"