And years later, when I moved back to the South, and the UMC had General Conference and passed the wrong legislation, it was Evans' teachings that led me to confidently walk out the doors of my church for the last time. Because of Rachel Held Evans, I don't feel guilty about not having a church. I know how to practice and maintain my personal worship until I can find a church that upholds the same values that I do.
Do you ever feel like an orphan? Sometimes I do. Not often. My mom is alive and wonderful and amazing. But several decades with my father left scars on all of us. Sometimes we function in a robotic fashion. When I need my mom in the capacity of my mom, I push her "parent" button … Continue reading The Easter Orphans
Re-reading The Raven Boys made me feel like Maggie was tweeting at me "I told you, I told everyone."
It's a truth universally acknowledged that the first couple seasons of Boy Meets World are much more episodic and juvenile than the later seasons. That's not an issue; the first season takes place when Cory and Shawn are in 6th grade. In a way, the earlier, sheltered seasons reflect where the boys are in life.