”The Bible is clearly a product of the conservative Christian machine. Jesus is not pleased.”
Today a group of people who claim the name of Jesus released a statement condemning our LGBT brothers and sisters. This is my response.
We all wonder the same things: Is there a god? What is god like? And most of the time, we’re left wrestling with those questions alone.
We were supposed to change the world — a weird kind of extraordinary was defined by Gothard’s lists. When that’s your normal,the message hammered into you is just ‘You’re not good enough.’
It seemed like a good time to carve these words onto my chest. I have a feeling I’ll need them close by in the days ahead.
Then God spoke into the darkness and said “Let there be light.” And not a damn thing happened.
There is space in the big wide world for every piece of you. You deserve the space you take up in this world. Please stay.