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"My deconstructing faith, mixed with the reality of American politics and ever-growing racial injustice splattered across the news, was the perfect storm of chaos. I had spent much of my life meeting the cultural expectations of Christians based on minor teachings of the Bible rather than on the major commands of loving God and others. I knew something had to change. I had to confront the chaos."
"Uncovering the wounds of my childhood left me traumatized from decades of rejection. Sin was the only thing that felt like it could numb my pain. But the sin led to shame, and that shame brought on a current of deep depression. For us to make it through the pain, we have to hold on to the promis...
Sometimes the best thing we can do in the middle of the chaos is take a break. Taking a break can look like a sabbatical, a vacation, or even a walk outside around the block. When we actively pursue healing by connecting with God, we find that it frames our current struggles in a different light.