Blessed be the holy Trinity, + one God, who forgives all our sin, whose mercy endures forever. Merciful God, I confess that I have sinned in thought, word, and deed, by what I have done and by what I have left undone. I have allowed the criticisms of others to define my actions and stopped … Continue reading A Confession for 2019
I always think of my father, uncles, and grandfather on this day. But I don't have the luxury of forgetting once this day is over.
The stigma around mental illness in the church, even in progressive churches, is crushing.
Some may read this and scoff. How can people mourn the death of someone they never met?
I couldn't sleep the night after. I rarely cry, and I didn't that night, but I felt like I wanted to. When I woke up the following morning, my fears had found form.