Freedom from Hiding: A Reflection on National Coming Out Day, Part 1

Hiding, as it turns out, is a sure way to keep yourself from the healing that can only be found in the presence of God. In Genesis 3, when Adam and Eve sinned and rebelled against God, their first impulse was to hide, and this has been our human impulse ever since when any of […]

There’s No Winning the Language Debate, but It’s Still Worth Asking the Question

“I felt ashamed.” “But of what? Psyche, they hadn’t stripped you naked or anything?” “No, no, Maia. Ashamed of looking like a mortal — of being a mortal.” “But how could you help that?” “Don’t you think the things people are most ashamed of are things they can’t help?” -C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces […]