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questions for Christians

(Say that ten times fast) Why do Christians so quickly become judge and jury? We all cling to the few verses in scripture that use the words “discern” or “admonish” and other verbs that get us in so much trouble. Why are we so quick to want to throw books at people, let alone stones?… Continue reading questions for Christians

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love grows up

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle; love is a war; love is a growing up.” – James Baldwin I think we need more love educators in our culture. I think our understanding of what love is has been so watered down and corrupted… Continue reading love grows up

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why I didn’t wait – the feedback

As I figured, the last post has gotten a ton of traffic. I’m praying that it is helpful and healing to many who read it, offering the kind of wisdom, hard-bought in my case, to be heeded for those facing decisions about their sexuality and singleness. Along with the ton of traffic, I’ve gotten some… Continue reading why I didn’t wait – the feedback

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why I didn’t wait

[Editor’s Note: Don’t read the post if you are easily offended or blush when someone says “sex.” because it says sex like 100 times. I also want you to make sure you read the feedback post to this post which was posted right after it. There are more thoughts and comments from readers that may… Continue reading why I didn’t wait

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My husband wishes I had tattoos

http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2014/05/03/my-wife-has-tattoos/ I’m not really going to criticize a post like this because I believe his intentions were good. No, great. I’m sure in his head he was thinking how good God’s grace and love is, how it is reflected beautifully through marriage, and how beautiful his wife dressed in white truly is. But I think… Continue reading My husband wishes I had tattoos