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LD Thompson
LD Thompson is an author, filmmaker, inspirational speaker and LGBT foster care advocate. His first book, The Message: A Guide To Being Human, has been translated into German. The follow up: Fields of Plenty: A Guide to Your Inner Wisdom which won a coveted Nautilus Award reveals the Soul's view of abundance. His writing also appears in the anthology A Fuller View: Buckminster Fuller's Vision of Hope and Abundance for All. He balances his time between the Sonoran Desert in California and Europe. Learn more at

Entries by LD Thompson

LGBT Teens Find Sanctuary in Foster Care

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 7:30 PM

Three years ago this month, my spouse and I received our license to provide foster care in California, with an intention to adopt. But this was not our first rodeo... a decade ago, we had been licensed foster care dads in Washington State working specifically with boys in the SAY...

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A Sanctuary for LGBT Youth in Foster Care

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 3:53 PM

Shortly after I turned seventeen, my parents discovered my closely guarded secret. For some time I had been in love with another boy at school. We were sexually active. It was true love in my mind and we wrote long, romantic letters to each other expressing our teenage desires and...

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A Groom's Tale

(5) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 4:29 PM

2014-03-23-GroomsRings.jpgPhoto courtesy of Peter Stranger

On Valentines Day, I married my mate of 26 years. It was a magical event at our home in the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains, overlooking the Coachella Valley. The full moon rose over the desert floor just...

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The World Is Watching

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2014 | 10:38 PM

The world is watching, many in horror, as Russian police arrest and beat anyone willing to speak out against the vilification of gays and lesbians. There is an increasing fever pitch of intolerance in many places around the globe. Politicians, backed by fundamentalist clerics, are attempting to turn back any...

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A Walking Prayer: Taking the Reins of Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 3:02 PM

Your thoughts and your emotions, your genetics and your soul's design for your life are like a walking prayer. All of these elements combined comprise who you are, a vortex of energy creating its own magnetic field. This magnetism draws to you the people and the circumstances that you experience...

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Meditation Is Not What You Think

(8) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 4:40 PM

I have practiced meditation of various sorts for 35 years. What began as a spontaneous event in my teens as I perched on a cliff staring out to the sea, later came to be a regular part of my day. I discovered Transcendental Meditation (TM) when I was living in...

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The Art of Loving Relationships

(1) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 8:40 AM

In the years that I've been working with people to help them understand their soul's guidance in their lives, the most frequent question that arises is: How can I find a loving relationship? Then, after that, the next question is usually: How can I keep my relationship vital and healthy?

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High Tech Detox

(2) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 7:28 AM

Are you addicted to technology? Can you go a week without the Internet, or even a day? The degree to which we find ourselves hungrily tapped into the constant flow of electrically-charged information gathering can be tested. Simply unplug. Then, note your responses.

I recently returned home after being gone...

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