Fire and Brimstone

On the wicked, God will rain coals of fire and sulfur; a scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup. For the LORD is righteous. (Psalm 11:6-7, NRSV) Is God still righteous if the wicked thrive? Maybe you’ve noticed that there are children weeping in the...

Theodicy & PTSD

For the RevGalBlogPals’ “Faith and Illness” column this week, I expounded upon my experiences of faith through the lens of PTSD, which I first wrote about in a chapter of Denial Is My Spiritual Practice. Here’s the column: There is no safe...
Abandoned

Abandoned

Here my cry, O God of my sister Hagar, for the longing that aches without a balm, for the love that dreams without fulfillment. You have called me to the outskirts and abandoned me here without warning; you have shown me a vision of possibility but closed every door...

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