“Every time I look for God amid sorrow, I always find Jesus at the cross, in death and resurrection. This is our God. Not a distant judge, nor a sadist. But a God who weeps. A God who suffers not only for us but with us. Nowhere is the presence of God more salient than on the cross. Therefore, what can I do but confess that this is not a God who causes suffering. This is a God who bears suffering. I need to believe that God does not initiate suffering. God transforms it.” – Nadia Bolz-Webber from Pastrix
Recently I was invited by Phil Shepherd aka The Whiskey Preacher to be the subject of an interview for his blog. Turn about being fair play, I asked if I could interview him for Word of a Woman.
Following is our discussion on living with that pain…
In the next day or two I will be posting the flip side of this video in which Phil talks to me about my personal evolution to becoming an LGBTQ ally.
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