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About capete67

I'm a 47 year old single, gay man who lives in Los Angeles, CA. My passion and vocation involve spirituality. I live with my two Italian Greyhounds and my passion for Houston sports. I'm looking to start wonderful conversations that spark spiritual growth in all of us!

Difficult Religious People and the Questions They Raise for Us

Today’s question comes from Yvette. She has recently reconnected with an old friend who had a difficult childhood. Her friend was not spiritual/religious when she was a child: in fact, she wasn’t spiritual/religious at all until a tragedy happened to … Continue reading

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To Observe Christmas Traditions, or Not? That Is the Question …

Hi Craig, your timing is perfect as I’ve been mulling over an issue that’s coming at me fast. I have Christmas traditions that are important to me and that my husband and two grown children agree with and participate in. … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Mind

I’ve been locked out of the site for a couple of months now.  I think things are back and running.  I’m wondering, “What’s on your mind these days …

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Codependence or Enabling?

Today’s question comes from Sharon, who writes: “I have been involved with a self-help group, have worked the steps several times, and read many books on the subject(s). I am still running together two words, co-dependency and enabling. Will you … Continue reading

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What’s on your mind?

I’m wondering what’s on your mind these beautiful summer days. Remember, the questions your raise don’t have to be explicitly theological in nature. I’m one of those guys that finds God in nearly everything – so you are welcome to … Continue reading

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When it comes to spirituality, which is best: the communal or the individual?

Today’s question comes from Stevie.  She writes: “You spoke in your sermon [this week] about dwindling [identification with religious traditions] in the past few years. Influenced by my strong belief in separation of church and state, I truly believe that … Continue reading

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Prayer and/or Predestination

Today’s question comes from Yvette.  She writes: “As a man of God, you may have a skewed view – but here goes— do you believe the power of prayer? Or do you believe that our fate is predetermined?” There are … Continue reading

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