Blog Articles From Joseph

Welcome to my blog… writing comes from personal experience and the heart…  hopefully it will touch and inspire you!

Contra Mundum Comes Home: Brideshead Revisited, Your Gay Relative, and a Twitch Upon the Thread

By | June 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Christ, Our Lady & the Saints, Sons of St. Joseph|

(Pictured above: Jeremy Irons as Charles, Anthony Andrews as Sebastian, and Jonathan Coy as Kurt in the 1981 UK miniseries “Brideshead Revisited.”) The 1945 novel “Brideshead Revisited” by English Catholic-convert Evelyn Waugh maintains an odd

Thanking God For Those Dark Times (or, When a Former Gay Porn Star Hid Out in a French Monastery While Waiting for the Results of an HIV Test)

By | November 28th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Jesus Loves Gay Men, The Church|

“Through these trials in which God places the spirit and the senses, the soul in bitterness acquires virtues, strength, and perfection, for virtue is made perfect in weakness [2 Cor. 12:9] and refined through the

The Accepted Centrality of the Father-Son Conflict in Star Wars and Star Trek; and, its negation in male homosexuality.

By | March 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Pop Culture & Porn, The Truth About "gay"|

“For years, psychology and psychiatry have bandied around theories that homosexuality is caused by parental personality types -- the dominant female, the weak male -- or by the absence of same-gender role models. Those theories