THE BREATHE OF THE GAY COMMUNITY…

We can connect ourselves with a basic force of our community by focusing on the essential element of our life force. We inhale the life-giving force, feeling it fill us, and then releasing it into the world to let the breath of the community mingle with the breath of the world. We can evoke sounds…

TIMING IS EVERYTHING (WHERE YOU NEED TO BE WITHIN THE QUEER COMMUNITY)

Since human timetables quite often do not correspond with gay community’s timetables, it’s common for many queer people to feel that life is progressing too slowly or too quickly. We draft carefully composed plans only to find that they fall into place when we least expect. Or, conversely, we are thrust into roles we believe…

OWNING (Y)OUR TENDENCIES (UNDERSTANDING ALL THE GAY SIDES)

Looking at only one side of our gay life can make us blind to the many other ways of looking at our situation. Whenever we examine our lives, we examine them from a particular side or angle. Most of us tend to favor one side over the others. For example, we may tend to look…

BEING YOUR OWN GAY VILLAGE…

Sometimes we need to be our own gay village and utilizing all of our skills and learning more. Simple survival requires us to be in possession of many skills. The pursuit of dreams requires many more. Most individuals rely on the support of a village, whether peopled by relatives or community members, to effectively address…

WE’RE ALL IN THE SAME GAY BOAT…

We are all on this earth together learning and teaching together in many different ways. We’re all in the same gay boat. We just have different paddles, and perhaps we find ourselves on different rivers. We all live in human bodies. These are the vehicles in which we move through our world. We are all…

OUR GAY LIGHT IS ALWAYS SHINING…

Remember the light. If darkness has fallen, we know that our light is still shining at this very moment somewhere not too far away. There are times when gloom or darkness causes us to momentarily lose sight of the light. Although it is at these times when the thought of the light can help us….

THE GAY EFFECT…

The impact you have on the world is greater than you could ever imagine, and the choices you make affect the whole. In a world of billions people, it’s easy to believe that the only way to initiate profound transformation is to take extreme action. Each of us, however, carries within us the capacity to…

DISCOVERING YOUR TRUE GAY SELVES…

The soul is the purest expression of an individual and is not bound by physical forms or fleeting emotions. When we want to see deeply into the heart and mind of another person, soul seeing. Soul seeing is a way of looking past shapes, sizes, attitudes, and behavior to see the real individual that lies…

FIGHTING AGAINST OURSELVES…

Continually fighting against who you are may bring about a louder knock at your door that you won’t welcome. As SGL beings we often have the tendency to fight against being ourselves. Many of our stories start with us ignoring the call of his or her existence. There are many possible reasons for this resistance,…

EDIT YOUR LIFE…

You have the choice to accept your life script you’ve written thus far or edit it so you can create a life that fulfills you. Our lives can be compared to an ongoing movie script over which we have complete creative control. Within us lies the power to examine what works or isn’t working in…

PLAYING YOUR PART (THE GAY ILLUSION)

Having the wisdom to know that life is but a dream does not mean that we ignore living. As children, most of us sang that mesmerizing, wistful lullaby that ends with the words, “Life is but a dream.” This is a classic example of a deep, sophisticated truth hiding, like an underground stream, in an…

DEEPER MEANINGS (LET GO OF UNDERSTANDING)

It is not always for us to know the deeper meaning of everything that occurs in our life. We are all part of a complex system of being, and things work themselves out in the system as a whole. Sometimes we are just playing a necessary part in that process with a result larger than…