Welcome to the website for Crossing The Bridge, From Mennonite Boy to Gay Man. This book is now available through iuniverse. << Click on the iuniverse link left of this text and it will open a new window with a listing of my book offerings.
If you want a signed copy of this book you may contact Dr. Helmuth at firstname.lastname@example.org and purchase the book directly from him.
The book in now available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Search under the name James L. Helmuth.
Helmuth grew up in a Mennonite home in rural northeast Ohio. His family lived
on a 100 acre farm which they converted from a dairy to a chicken farm when he
was a young boy. He lived as a heterosexual
and was married for twenty-two years. He and his ex-wife have two grown
the last twenty years, Dr. Helmuth has lived as an “out” gay man with his male
partner. In mid-life he nearly took his own life before he found the courage
and grace to heal the pain of living a divided life.
his writing, Dr. Helmuth opens his heart so the reader can understand the pain,
struggles, and joys that are involved in finding and living in integrity with
one’s authentic self.