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MOM & DAD – PART 2: Loving in the gray

Mom & Dad – part 2: with LGBTQ parents Dave & Lorraine Powell Hello and welcome to Episode 28 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for the second part of my interview with my parents. If you haven’t already listened to…

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Mom & Dad – part 1: learning to see one another

Mom & Dad – part 1: with LGBTQ parents Dave & Lorraine Powell Hello and welcome to Episode 27 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for today’s interview episode. On today’s episode I’m joined with Christian parenting experts, LGBTQ2S+ advocates, and…

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All aren’t welcome: S01E26

All aren’t welcome Hello and welcome to Episode 26 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for today’s story episode, ‘All aren’t welcome’. I always dreamed that there would be peace on the other side of the rainbow.  I thought that once…

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NOT DEFINING – WITH MARK & VIC FROM @NOTDEFINING: S01E25

Is orientation static? Does it change over time? Is it fluid? Does your orientation automatically indicate who you’re having sex with? On today’s episode I’m joined with orientation advocate Mark Smith and his wife Victoria. Mark runs a support site for anyone struggling with their orientation. He has an expanded heart and focus on humans who may be questioning, undefined, changing, Bi+, or fluid.

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Not Defining – with MarK & Vic from @notdefining: S01E25

Is orientation static? Does it change over time? Is it fluid? Does your orientation automatically indicate who you’re having sex with?

On today’s episode I’m joined with orientation advocate Mark Smith and his wife Victoria. Mark runs a support site for anyone struggling with their orientation. He has an expanded heart and focus on humans who may be questioning, undefined, changing, Bi+, or fluid.

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NOT DEFINING – WITH MARK & VIC FROM @NOTDEFINING: S01E25

Is orientation static? Does it change over time? Is it fluid? Does your orientation automatically indicate who you’re having sex with?

On today’s episode I’m joined with orientation advocate Mark Smith and his wife Victoria. Mark runs a support site for anyone struggling with their orientation. He has an expanded heart and focus on humans who may be questioning, undefined, changing, Bi+, or fluid.

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Toxic outing: S01E24

Coming out – I sat in a chair facing my parents who sat on opposite ends of a sofa on the other side of the room. With one glance at my mom’s already watering eyes I knew that I was about to be devastated.

My father spoke the words, ‘We have reasons to believe that you may be struggling with same-sex attraction’

This is the start of my toxic outing.

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Toxic Jesus – with Marc-Henri Sandoz Paradella: S01E23

Have you been influenced by a toxic Jesus? These idols are born out of oppressive systems that seek to manipulate, control and guilt trip the individual.

Following these idols creates a toxic spirituality that perpetuates harm, covers up the wounds, spiritually bypasses, hides the truth, avoids facing reality, and rejects the pain.

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Validate me: S01E22

External validation was the intoxicating drug that I used as a life support for my flat lining self-esteem. And damn, that drug works great! But what I didn’t realize was how addictive it was. Once I got a taste of positive external validation I couldn’t stop.

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Beloved Arise: S01E21

One of the things I’m most thankful for in 2020 was being introduced to a space that I could have only have dreamed about when I was a teen: BELOVED ARISE!

Beloved Arise is a movement that fights for the lives of LGBTQ+ youth, particularly those who have been rejected or marginalized by their faith communities.

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