It’s gay pride month.

If you’re homophobic, please use this month to ask yourself why.

Even if our religious beliefs speak out against homosexual behavior, ask yourself if that’s truly right. Shouldn’t religion be about acceptance, no matter who someone is or who they choose to love? We don’t have to like it, but we don’t have to be against it either. Shouldn’t religion seek to embrace others, not ostracize them in the name of God or another higher power?

Live and let live.

There is a lot of stuff going on today that we may not understand, and maybe we’re not meant to – but we can be compassionate, kind and tolerant.

In celebration of all my gay and lesbian friends, I support you. What a gift your friendship is in my life.

Big boys DO cry.

When I write or work in the evening, background noise is important to me.

If I’m writing, it must be classical, instrumental jazz or Celtic music.  Words distract me. The rhythm and melody must inspire, yet not interrupt.

If I’m working, it can be mood music, as my frontal lobe works relatively well on it’s own and words won’t distract me. Music then motivates me and moves me in a different way.

Sometimes, it’s silence – but is there any such thing? Continue reading “Big boys DO cry.”