Designed & Maintained By Design Cymru
Copyright © Jim Cotter, Cairns Publications 2012
Newly constructed in the summer of 2012
First instalment, August 2012: More to come!
With thanks to Reece of Design Cymru for the work of reconstructing.
How can I sum up in a paragraph or two the common threads running through my adult and working life? I have been writing and speaking publicly for forty-five years, and haven’t stopped yet! I think I have been exploring, as a pilgrim soul, what it might mean to unfold afresh my spiritual and religious inheritance, and it has been both a personal and a public concern to try and connect that tradition with the experiences of being gay, undergoing two years of serious depression, and, more recently, living with leukaemia. In their time each of these has been a stigma, information that few people would wish to reveal when applying for a job. Hence much of my work has been as a free range writer, speaker, and publisher, sometimes precariously on the edge of organizations, though with much support and friendship from within them.
My hope is that the work will help those who are younger than I am both to renew
their faith and to integrate it with their sexuality without getting depressed and
without the stress which may well contribute to a cancer becoming symptomatic sooner
than need be. And in that spirit I dedicate this new website to those who, in their
generations, pioneered enlightenment, wisdom, and treatments, at no little cost to
themselves, so that my life has been richer than it would otherwise have been.
Jim Cotter, Aberdaron
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