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Broken Vows

I wrote this piece for a bi-monthly spot I’m doing with Presbyterians Today magazine. It got a lot of response, mostly positive. I did get one piece of feedback from a friend that hit a nerve. This friend, who knows my story well, mentioned that I never said anything about breaking trust with the church. … Continue reading

“At least I put on pants…”

“You’re not depressed. You’re just tired.” “You’re not depressed. You’re just lazy!” “You’re not depressed. You’re unambitious!” “You’re not depressed. You’re not focused.” “You’re not depressed. It’s just one of those days.” “You’re not depressed. You’re just an asshole!” I could go on. These aren’t things that people have said to me. These are things … Continue reading