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The Kingdom of God is Like a Weed

I sat on the floor, crying through the frustration and helplessness I'd been feeling lately. I was aggravated with myself and the fact within me is the capacity for both great nuance and my "burn it all down" attitude. Looking around the room, confessing my need for control, confessing my need forgiveness and community, and the fact that surrendering is not my highest skill, I felt a weight begin lifting off of me. I felt the fires that burned at the pit of my stomach start to turn into mere embers. I felt like none of the fighting mattered in the midst of this beautiful moment. And even if I didn't succeed in my goal of changing my church, I…