Chvrches’ “Leave a Trace” and Online Women-Shaming

The weird thing about our culture is how we [at least apparently] get such a keen delight in judging people. Instead of appreciating a work of art or a person’s talent, netizens are so quick to find something to judge, especially when it’s a woman. Chvrches, a Scottish electronic band consisting of three members, just … More Chvrches’ “Leave a Trace” and Online Women-Shaming

Book Review: Finding Faith– A Search for What Makes Sense

Five or six months ago, I was lifted from a spiritual fog bordering on spiritual despair, thanks to the writings of Brian McLaren.  A man who has been condemned and demonized by pastors and leaders of the churches I grew up in, McLaren has had a way of helping me sort through the many questions … More Book Review: Finding Faith– A Search for What Makes Sense

In Which An INFJ Ventures to State an Opinion and Finds Out Christians Carry Machine Guns and Love to Use Them

On the day of the SCOTUS decision, I posted the following on Facebook.  I am terrified of conflict and hide a lot of who I am and what I think because I am afraid of how cruel my circle of conservative Christian acquaintances can be, so as I posted this, I braced for the inevitable … More In Which An INFJ Ventures to State an Opinion and Finds Out Christians Carry Machine Guns and Love to Use Them

Fear

Sometimes I feel worried about my path. As I seek to know and follow Jesus as He really is,  and to find peace and assurance after years of imposed guilt and relentless doubts, I find myself reaching conclusions very different from those I was raised to believe.  I don’t reach these conclusions lightly, nor do … More Fear