Marriage (reality) check-in.

Hey hi hey! Who’s marriage/relationship is really struggling right now?  In a prolonged pandemic,In the Polaroid of social media,In a perfection obsessed world,I want to be honest about the reality of what IS right now. This season of marriaging (and parenting young kids) through a prolonged uncertain pandemic HAS BEEN THE VERY HARDEST. I haveContinue reading “Marriage (reality) check-in.”

Holding rainbows.

Since the release of Still Stace, a lot of people have felt safe enough to share their precious journeys with me. I’m so thankful for all the messages, Zooms and walks. Keep ’em comin’ 🙂 Whether you are queer, bi, trans, gay, lesbian, not sure, or somewhere in between – know your stories are always safe with me. I willContinue reading “Holding rainbows.”

I hope you FLOURISH.

I was gifted some alone hotel time yesterday (thank you to my wife Tams), and I (obviously) went to the pool asap. I wanted to use this time to think about 2021 and then, 2022. As I floated on the water and my ears dipped under the muted surface, I felt a muffled word riseContinue reading “I hope you FLOURISH.”

Essay for “The Gay & Lesbian Review”

Thank you to The Gay & Lesbian Review for publishing my essay! Full text below image, or click on the link to read. “HOMOSEXUALITY is sin, no doubt about it. And it’s the worst kind of sin because it twists our sexuality and tries to make us believe we could be something we are not.Continue reading “Essay for “The Gay & Lesbian Review””

Hang in there.

Last night was the longest night of the year. Yesterday new restrictions were announced here in BC. New variants, new worries, new boosters. Christmas is around the corner. It’s a lot. I don’t have any profound wisdom except to say what my soul keeps humming: Hang in there. Don’t give up. Even the longest nightsContinue reading “Hang in there.”

A Blessing for when Christmas is so heavy.

I was having a bath late last night, well past everyone going to bed. Sometimes it’s my favourite place to write, to dream… to feel. The Christmas season brings up so many things, for so many people, including myself. I’m feeling a lot of heaviness with the world, with my friends, with life. It canContinue reading “A Blessing for when Christmas is so heavy.”

The Journey to STILL STACE

I was really honoured to be asked by two very different places to do a talk on STILL STACE. They were both recorded and can be seen below. I shared about how/why I came up with the idea, a bit about my upbringing, the process of writing and the art, and answered some various questionsContinue reading “The Journey to STILL STACE”

STILL STACE Book Interview

A big thanks to Brian Allain for this lovely interview about Still Stace, my work in animation, and some teases about my upcoming queer projects! 🙂 (24 min interview) Check out all of Brian’s great work here: Compassionate Christianity How to Heal Our Divides Writing for Your Life Publishing In Color

STILL STACE Holiday Giveaway

HEY guess what? Books are GREAT gifts for Christmas! Even better? QUEER BOOKS! (Maybe I’m just biased. No, actually I’m def biased.) Here’s the thing though – if you are planning on giving STILL STACE away as a Christmas gift, let me add to it! PM or email me the proof of purchase (or picContinue reading “STILL STACE Holiday Giveaway”

Growing Pains.

I don’t know who needs to hear this, but it’s on my heart, because it’s what I’ve been really learning lately: Being a human in this pandemic/global warming/unsettling time is hard. Being a parent is hard. Being a spouse is hard.  All of our hards are hard. But like a tree tenaciously emerging from aContinue reading “Growing Pains.”