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Candid Thoughts on Baring It All (Nude Beaches)

I write about the meaning of our sexual fantasies in my latest book, “The Quest.” In it, I mention renowned sex therapist Robert Stoller and his insightful observation that our porn preferences reveal our personal myths—our life stories—things we have repressed, our attachment styles, our

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Books I…

BOOK I HATE: “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren BOOK I THINK IS OVERRATED: “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy BOOK I THINK IS UNDERRATED: “Elderhood” by Louise Aronson BOOK I LOVE: “The Magus” by John Fowles BOOK I CAN READ OVER AND OVER AGAIN:

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

Growing up in a hyper-religious ultra-conservative old-time pentecostal preacher’s home, the only place I found to call my own without fearing ridicule for my ridiculous crewcut and out-of-style clothing, in the rebellious world of the seventies where bell bottoms, tie-dyed t-shirts, and long hair were

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Peace Like A River

Although I sang this lyric countless times as a child and during my thirty-year career as a music/arts director, primarily in mega-churches, I never truly experienced peace as a Christian. My primary emotions were negative: guilt, fear, anxiety, shame, and judgment. The first moment in

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Eight Books I Wish I Had Read Much Earlier In Life

We live in a world of media over-saturation—tens of thousands of streaming movie options, thousands of TV series, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and so many others. It may be hard to believe that my childhood home had ZERO computers, televisions, or cell phones. Yet, with

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