The Good Father: Of God, Doubt, and Gay Relationships

http://sacredtension.com/2013/08/28/the-good-father/

Okay, seriously, this is one of the best, most beautiful things I’ve read in quite a while.

In that moment, I realized something for the first time in my life: God doesn’t ask us to be perfect. God doesn’t ask us to have perfect theology. All He asks of us is to love Him, and to try.

Try to find the answers. Try to live a holy life. Try because we are already accepted by Him through His son Jesus.

That might mean asking scary questions. That might mean falling in love. That might mean being theologically wrong. That might mean having to re-evaluate what you believe for the thousandth time. That might mean getting heart broken. That might mean struggling with loneliness. That might mean finding the love of your life. That might mean being called to celibacy. God’s love is big enough. And in that love, there is space to question, to journey, to be confused. Jesus isn’t threatened by questions, we are.

Read full article here: http://sacredtension.com/2013/08/28/the-good-father/

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Photo by: Kristina Alexanderson (And yes, if you look closely, those are stormtroopers. See her flickr photostream to see more.)

 

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