If I was going to stay a Christian, I was going to have to rethink and believe better about my religion.
Like jillions of others, I grew up in a church where the Bible had an answer for everything, except when it got in its own way - but even then, we’d just pick the parts that made our point and dismissed the conflicts. I did well with it for a good while and for several years was even an ordained Bishop in a Pentecostal denomination.
Then I backslid. Then I found Jesus again. Then I backslid again…
It took me a while, but eventually, I found there’s a better way to follow Jesus, a better way to love God, and a better way to believe.
My safe place is my home. It’s my retreat, my refuge, my place where I am most real. I can listen to my music, read my books, watch my TV, eat my food, and just be me. It’s also where I tend to get quiet… and hear… and learn.
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