Messy Christian = Good Christian

I'm exhausted, and have virtually no energy remaining to spend on people. It's hard knowing that not everyone always understands. But it can't be my problem that they take it personally. I'm human; I have limitations. People expect me to not be so messy because I'm a Christian. Believe me, I've tried and tried and... Continue Reading →

Albatross of Shame

Only in very recent years - even months - have I begun to recognize the degree to which organized religion still affects my ability to overcome chronic shame - even as I consider myself currently severed from organized religion. Growing up, I was surrounded by the spoken and unspoken messages of fundamentalist organized religion. Of... Continue Reading →

A Long, Deep, Dark Valley

Right now, I'm at a very low place in my life. Five adults living in one house with nearly no income, three of us in particular (all the ladies) suffering from chronic illness - extreme fatigue, pain, and/or faintness. Limited vehicles or money for transportation from our rural home to visit friends in the city.... Continue Reading →

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