On the “Other”

Other _ view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself. The action of othering is not unknown to progressive Christians. We see it every day in the way minorities are treated, the way LGBT people are routinely dehumanized and the poor are blamed for being poor. What’s harder to […]

All is Forgiven

Recently, I read the story of a young woman coming to terms with her past who had gotten a tattoo that said in calligraphy “Lord, forgive me”. The person telling the story said “…but God’s forgiveness is easy. She had that the moment she asked.” And, that’s true, because God forgives us for our sins, […]