They say your body is a temple, but I’ve never been the religious type.
The same pharisees and charlatans who couldn’t stand Jesus’ message of love and compassion are the ones today trying to convince us that we should focus more on hating people for their sexual orientation than loving people for being children of God.
There was a time when I couldn’t imagine myself waking up on a Sunday morning to anyone but you.
You make me believe in good again, the kind of good a kid feels on Christmas day.
If there is a God, I believe she would be less interested in the specifics. There would be no tally system of how often you prayed to her or who you successfully converted.
It sounds funny how a former non-believer like me is writing about that one supernatural being I used to criticize – God.
As an eighth grader Kurt discovered the body of a classmate who had committed suicide by hanging.
I alternate between loving God for placing you on this earth in the first place, for giving me the opportunity to get to know you, to become close with you, to love you — and hating Him for ripping you away from this earth so early, for not giving you the chance to grow older, for giving me a heartbreak that I will never recover from no matter how much time passes.
Why are atoms Catholic?
Because they have mass.
A year ago, I drove to Seattle & Portland on a typical (non-long) weekend. It was Mormonism-flavored and I was suicidal. How I gave up the religious attire there, and more.