Sunday, March 26, 2006
Somehow it seems appropriate to be doing this self portrait on Sunday morning. While lots of folks are at church. AdRi and I don't go to church. I have church "issues." And it's probably time I get over them. But I'm angry, and sad, and pissed, that the bible is being used to justify bigotry and discrimination against glbtq people. But not everyone.
Take for example this campaign. It's inspirational to see and hear from the Christian community against those using organized religion to hurt.
Check out that website. It's a pretty cool project.
I can't get into religious talk. I can't quote scripture. And I'm concerned about the growing closeness of church and state. I respect that others have religious beliefs and convictions, but why do they have to use it in ways to judge?
I grew up going to church not by my parent's will, but by my own seeking out place, comfort, peace and introspection. I went to Catholic high school. I played piano for an evangelical church. I was baptised at 18. I've gone in and out of organized religion. And I've been "out" of it for awhile. But I think I'll probably be going back in. It's just a question of where. And when. Happy Sunday ya'll, and happy self portrait Tuesday on church day.
Posted by LeLo at Sunday, March 26, 2006