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LGBTQ+ people have been hurt a LOT by Christians

LGBTQ+ people have been hurt a LOT by Christians

LGBTQ+ people have been hurt a LOT by Christians. A lot. If we can’t acknowledge that without trying to justify it, we will never re-build the burnt bridges between Christians and LGBTQ+ people. I was recently in Austin, Texas attending a conference and visiting some...

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Celebrating My Summer Body

Celebrating My Summer Body

I want to be able to celebrate my summer body, which is the body that I happen to have right now, no modifications. (Spoiler alert: It’s your right-now body.) Friends, there are so many good things about summer: vacations, spending time with family, ice cream. For...

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It’s Time to Name It

It’s Time to Name It

This obscure and relatively rare thing has shaped and molded so much of my the last 8 years. My most intense pain, my deepest loneliness, my deepest grief, and my sharpest shame have all been wrapped up in this. Well, this is probably the most vulnerable thing I’ve...

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Claiming My Tumultuous 20s

Claiming My Tumultuous 20s

There are so many things that are a part of life, part of having a human body, part of my story that I could spend the decades to come fighting against it and becoming consumed with resentment, or I can learn to be gentle with myself. So I can give my strength and...

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Legacy, Lament, & Learning: Honoring Dr. King

Legacy, Lament, & Learning: Honoring Dr. King

The Christian church wasn’t infallible to grave injustice back then, and it certainly isn’t now. We cannot whitewash Dr. King’s legacy. We as Christians cannot quote him today and then turn our backs & plug our ears against injustice against people of...

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Can You Look The Pharmacist In The Eye?

Can You Look The Pharmacist In The Eye?

“She” is not synonymous with “shame.” Or “a liability.” Or “too messy.” The things that make my body fundamentally female, fundamentally HUMAN, aren’t causes for shame. A few days ago, I received a text alert saying that my prescription had been filled and was ready...

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