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Suicide

Over the last few years, as I've developed the Silent Gays project, I've observed something very disturbing. People put forward many ideas about why young guys, in particular, commit suicide. This article is powerful and points to one of…

Love yourself!

A wonderful friend (Ru Gof) posted this pic today, which reminded me that this is the greatest and most powerful truth we can embrace. We may THINK we feel love for others - we may become overwhelmed by emotion for others and feel a huge…

The Psychological Legacy

If you've read my book "It's Life Jim..." you'll be familiar with how my mental state was affected by my life of battling sexuality with religion and the constant fight with depression and suicide ideation. When my wife died it all came to…

Is love a discipline?

One christian tenet that is commonly touted is the whole idea of love being a discipline - something we have to work on - to actively "deny ourselves" and exercise Godly love despite our feelings. I always battled with this. I could never…