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Our Response to the Covenant Love of God (Part 5 in a series)

A Climb Free post – a deeper look at truths that can change our view of our God, ourselves, and the way in which we can live effectively in this world. 1,112 more words


Poem: Dirty Secret

I have a dirty secret:

I often go to church.

I read the Bible daily,

I’ve memorized the verse

Where Jesus says forgiveness

Is what will make you free- 223 more words


The Complex Relationship Between Schizophrenia and Religion

For the past few weeks on Facebook, I have seen dozens of posts trying to shame people into not saying that they are “sending thoughts and prayers,” after a disaster or shooting. 620 more words

Mental Illness

Coming of Age: My Look into Cults and Spiritual Practices Part 2

I slid my hands with and against the grain, the velour turned from crimson to light red and back again. In the sanctuary, before the service started, I used my fingers to make patterns on the cushions: a moon, a heart, a star. 2,233 more words

Coming Of Age

Digging in Deeper: Isaiah 58:3-8

“Why have we fasted, and you see it not? Why have we humbled ourselves, and you take no knowledge of it?” Behold, in the day of your fast you seek your own pleasure, and oppress all your workers. 898 more words

Digging In Deeper

A Community of Exactly One

I represent a community of exactly one. I answer for the crimes of exactly one person. I apologize for the actions of exactly one woman. I know the motives of exactly one individual.

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