Whatever you think about LGBTQ+ people, understand that your opinion does not carry more weight than the right for that person to exist. Their story is just as important as yours.
We never know what life might teach us. We don’t know what death can teach us, either. What I do know is that each person on this planet, friend, enemy, foe, colleague, neighbor, or the annoyingly slow driver ahead of us can teach us something. We are all teachers. We are all students.
I love living a life of faith because it presents an opportunity to reclaim the identities placed upon us. I’m a Christian. And I’m so, so ridiculously imperfect as a human. But, I also choose to believe God loves me exactly for who I am. He created me, after all. If you start believing this – really, fully, in your bones believing – than it becomes less scary to function in this world.
My offering is a torn and used instant oatmeal box stuffed with goldfish, crackers, candy. This, passed from hand to […]
* Okay, so here’s the deal. You’ve returned from a life abroad for two years, find a job, get a […]