My wife is constantly putting another man before me. He’s a lot older than I am, somehow always provides her comfort in her time of need, and continues to give her wisdom that surpasses anything I could possibly comprehend.
I had packaged up my sexuality for him to open on our wedding night, but he never did because it hadn’t ever belonged to him.
Masked and hooded, these men have made their intentions very clear.
Church, in a way, comes with prepackaged friends, and damn good ones. Members of your small group will listen to your plights, meet you for coffee, care about you endlessly, and pray for you nightly.
If you are a Christian, imagine this: you tell someone you are a Christian and go on to discover later that that person lost respect for you because of your religious beliefs and thinks you’re crazy, evil, and might be better off dead.
Where is the call to action to stand behind members of society that are constantly under attack for the sole reason that they are different? Where is the social justice? Why is there no call for life from the various Christian hierarchies?
I’m sorry for picking and choosing which parts of the Bible we want to believe.
It seems that today’s Christians are more known by what they are against than for.
I am what I am, and what I am is a terrible person.
My man side was guilt-tripping my white side, completely unaware that my man side was just as unfairly privileged as my white side.