It was such a small comment, but it clearly reflects something many of us raised in Christian homes subconsciously believe: That being a Christian = Being a virgin and Being a virgin = Being a Christian.
“If you want to keep your heart a live wire instead of a lump of tissue, pain is going to be unavoidable.”
“As much as you might try to quit it, friendship is literally woven into your bones. With every breath you take, you are entirely dependent on the life breathed into you by a God whose entire existence is a living, breathing, friendship of three [Father, Son & Holy Spirit.]”
“Anxiety isn’t a one size fits all, it isn’t consistent and it isn’t always easy to tell. You might think she’s just snapped at you, but it was anxiety that did it. You might think she’s angry, but it’s the anxiety that’s got a choke hold. You might think she’s not enjoying herself when you go out and it’s your fault, but it’s not. It’s anxiety.
Here are five of the worst things I’ve been told in regards to my son’s behavior.