I am currently reading this book. I enjoy Wesley’s writing and his thoughts on community and friendship. Regardless of our sexual orientation and gender, such thoughts are needed. I’m so grateful for a voice that can string together words so intimately and thoughtfully. Check it. It’s a challenge to look at and grow out of what we’ve known and into a new, but a more full, life.
Some of you will know already that I have a new book that’s just been released. It’s called Spiritual Friendship: Finding Love in the Church as a Celibate Gay Christian, and I’m very happy (and a bit nervous, too, truth be told!) that it’s now out in the world and finding its way to readers.
Today, over at my publisher’s blog, I’ve got a guest post that explains how I came to write the book and that gives a bit of teaser-taste of its contents. Here’s an excerpt:
Being gay and celibate can leave you wondering whether you’re left out in the cold when it comes to committed, stable, intimate relationships. Watching many of your friends pair up and get married, you wonder if you have to settle for something less than that—for relationships that always end with separation or distance. And sometimes friendship, which is all too fleeting…
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