I wrote this on the darkest day of the year. Because if this season is “about” anything, it’s about that.
What Mary Knew
"Mary, Did You Know?" keeps playing on the radio.
You Are Not a Worm
Despite all the theological reasons given for how much you suck, you're way more okay than you feel.
Not Peace, but a Sword
Growing up Christian meant toddling into the idea that Jesus is a friend, that God so loved the world, that we are brothers and sisters and children of one Creator. I never had the chance to wonder about humanity’s worth or our place in the universe. We were here to be loved and to love. Christianity, like a mother, brought me into the world and she raised me in what she believed was true. But along with that idea came a lot of weird shit. There was a period I only wore long skirts and could not listen to any music with a drum beat without begging for forgiveness. What…