Not long ago, my family was harmed by damaging theology. We bought into the lie of a fearful, angry God who could not possibly love us the way we were. Of a God who saw us primarily as sinners, not his children.
Author: Stephanie Gates
I’m failing at my Lenten intentions. Again. Every year I set a standard for how I will live the next 40 days, and without fail, I never do it just right. This year my plan was to drink four litres of water a day, and with every glass of water, […]
It’s 2:45 p.m. In 10 minutes I will resume my day, but for now I have a few moments of quiet. I pick up my mostly empty mug and scroll through my Facebook news feed. Then I see a news article that stops my breath. “Victim in fatal crash identified as head […]
The last time I observed Lent, it was a disaster. My friends in my small group were all making their Lenten intentions, and though it was not my denomination’s practice, I wanted to join them. I decided to fast from snacking. I announced my decision to the group, and deliberately […]