Wednesday, September 28, 2011

What Fundamentalism didn't teach me

This an addendum to an earlier post.

It didn't teach me to love.

It didn't teach me humanity, and to deal with my humanity.  It didn't teach me to look for the humanity of Christ.  It didn't teach me to accept other people's humanity. 

It didn't teach me flexibility.

It didn't teach me to feel and be honest about what I feel.

It didn't teach me to relax.  Or have fun.

It didn't teach me that human beings matter even if they aren't of my faith, and that I can't define a person just by whether they are of my faith or not.

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