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Rachel T
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Singaporean. Christian. Gay.
Singaporean. Christian. Gay.

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So I was reading this article that appeared in my Facebook feed. It's titled, "Youths in Singapore shunning religion" and you can click on the link to read the entire thing. What struck me was one particular sentence. It was this: Social anthropologist Lai ...
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On friendship, singlehood, and marriage
“Singlehood is good. Marriage is good.” -  Timothy Keller, paraphrased Today got me reflecting again about singlehood versus marriage. The latter of course, something the church’s made an idol out of. As much as they’d like to deny it, it certainly is, at l...
On friendship, singlehood, and marriage
On friendship, singlehood, and marriage
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Why a gay Christian would transit from a liberal church to a conservative one
So I attended my very first DG (Discipleship Group aka Cell Group) for 2017 last night. It was a great time of discussion on the book of Luke and we even prayed for each other after the sharing was done. The people were all kind to me, a newcomer, and took ...
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Why a gay person gets sad when attending traditional weddings
Last night I attended a wedding of a very close friend of mine. It was fabulous. Unfortunately, as a gay person, with every marvellous wedding that I attend, I feel a tinge of something akin to sorrow. Not as severe a depression that accompanies my existent...
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So many people tell me Who I am is wrong Yet they often do not see That I do not belong I do not belong In their heterosexual world I do not belong In their cis-gendered world So many years I've struggled So long I have grieved I have tried and I wrestled A...
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How my day in church led to this rant
I was in church earlier today and as the congregation was singing along, I felt the Holy Spirit gently impress in my heart and He whispered, "This is your family." How strange. It was the third time within the span of a year. As I dwelt upon what it meant, ...
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Book review: Sexual Authenticity by Melinda Selmys
I've been following Melinda Selmys on her blog for a while now and was very excited to receive 3 of her books I ordered recently. I started on this one almost immediately. For those who are unfamiliar with her, she is a blogger who blogs over at Catholic Au...
Book review: Sexual Authenticity by Melinda Selmys
Book review: Sexual Authenticity by Melinda Selmys
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Reflections on a Wesley Hill post
I recently read a blog post by Wesley Hill on the Spiritual Friendship blog titled, "Will I Be Gay in the Resurrection?"  and it provides much food for thought. In that post, Hill reflects on a piece of writing someone did on her disabled son and she commen...
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My friend
Hello. It's me. I was wondering if I dare tell you that ever since that night you held me in the plane, that every night as I lay in bed I wish you'd hold me and I'd sleep a bit more soundly. Dare I tell you that I wanted more? Dare I tell you that I imagin...
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A hug
Attended Chinese service today and as we were singing the last song, one line, with the lyrics roughly translated to "... ... into Your embrace ... ..." reminded me of a Dad Hug I got from an affirming father at the GCN Conference. And then I thought about ...
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