Posts from the Larger Community


  • Labels

    *Below is a copy of a presentation given to a tech company looking to be more LGBTQ+ aware and inclusive.I wear a lot of labels, and I’d like to share some of them with you. I’m a philosopher by education and practice. I am also an artist by educa...


  • How Jesus Will Use Technology :-)

    The post How Jesus Will Use Technology :-) appeared first on The Singularity.


  • A Good Look at Evil | Abigail Rosenthal

    The following is an excerpt from A Good Look at Evil by Abigail Rosenthal. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. A GOOD LOOK AT EVIL takes a view of good as the work...


  • Queer Polygamy

    According to many accounts of Latter-day Saint theology, polygamy, also called celestial marriage, is a necessary mandate for the highest degree of celestial glory. Doctrine and Covenants 131 & 132 tells us that celestial marriage and the cont...


  • My Heavenly Mothers

    I am a child of Gods. I have a queer Mother,and a straight Mother. I have a bi Mother and intersex Mother too.I have two gay Fathers,along with a trans Heavenly Fatherand a trans Heavenly Mother.I have non-binary Parents as well,because we all hav...


  • If you’re sad about Rachel Held Evans (and other un-answered prayers).

    If you haven’t heard, or if you need confirming that it wasn’t all a terrible dream, Rachel Held Evans—beloved author, truth-teller, and icon for a generous Christianity—passed away yesterday morning, after a brief and unexpected storm of he...


  • Bearing Our Cross

    “O you souls who wish to go on with so much safety and consolation, if you knew how pleasing to God is suffering and how much it helps in acquiring other good things, you would never seek consolation in anything; but you would rather look upon it ...


  • The Equation

    I’ve been trying to pour myself into healthy thoughts, healthy habits. An attempt to cure the constant anxiety. I’ve found a little respite throughout the day, but night time is hard. This morning I woke up. Showered. Enjoyed a coffee. And as I ch...


  • Catching Your Breath | Steve Austin

    The following is an excerpt from Catching Your Breath by Steve Austin. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. My 5th-grade teacher, Terri Nobles, had a 2×4 in our cla...


  • Take me to Church

    This morning I awoke feeling more motivated then I have been recently. The evening prior I was online doing some research of local churches, to get an idea of what type of service and beliefs were offered. I came upon The Tobermory United Church T...


  • Turning to God

    As it has become apparent to anyone who has read my last blog post, the old pattern of my life has changed completely. I am reminded of a book written by Neale Donald Walsch called, “When everything Changes; Change Everything”. Though I didn’t rea...


  • Chasing My Father | Agatha Nolen

    The following is an excerpt from Chasing My Father by Agatha Nolen. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. It was another great Christmas, serving at the midnight Chr...


  • What a broken heart can see

    Devastation. There is no other word to describe how I feel. Even the most lofty ideas and well meaning intentions need to be followed up with demonstration; a resonate behavior. Over the course of the last 2 weeks, my exterior life has begun to mi...


  • I Know What Heaven Looks Like | Lawrence T. Richardson

    The following is an excerpt from I Know What Heaven Looks Like by Lawrence T. Richardson. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. From chapter 1 of I Know What Heaven ...


  • Something Strange Is Happening (Holy Saturday)

    I slept, but my heart was awake. Listen! my beloved is knocking. “Open to me…” (Song of Songs 5:2a) It’s the saturday after Jesus’ crucifixion. His body lies in the grave; his apprentices are devastated or in shock. But what else might be go...


  • Will AI Deliver? 4 Factors That Can Derail the AI Revolution

    2019 is well under way and the attention on Artificial Intelligence persists. An AI revolution is already underway (for a very informative deep dive on this topic check this infographic).  Businesses are investing heavily in the field and staffing...


  • Authority Of AI Established By God

    Thinking about Authority this evening. We are letting artificial intelligence help us predict recidivism in court. As a community, we are trusting in its authority to give us a more accurate answer then we can come up with. So in essence it has au...


  • Thankful to say goodbye to the disconnected day

    Okay sometimes I get a little nostalgic, if you ask my wife she would say I get VERY nostalgic. Anyway, I was just listening did this video by Motley Crue. And with all of the glam-rock big hair and makeup I was reminded of growing up back in the ...


  • O Death, Where is Thy Sting?

    I remember the first time I met Death. It was a brief and horrifying experience. The second time I met Death was far more alluring. The second time I couldn’t tell if Death was friend or foe. Despite these two interactions with Death I still do no...


  • The Holy Spirit and Artificial Intelligence

    When trying to make sense of artificial intelligence and how it interacts with spirituality, I like to loosen my religious dogmatic definitions that I previously held. The holy spirit is called the spirit of Truth. Evangelical friends of mine give...