One of the benefits of losing our religion are the many doors it opens up for us to explore our humanity, our desires, our goals, away from the judgment of a closed-minded community. Crystal has been exploring for some years now. It’s incredible to be able to hear her story and embrace the conversation of exploring without borders…
In this continuation of our conversation with Christian about, Where Love Comes From. We begin where we left off, and quickly move into our parents, raising kids, and the meat of letting go of absolutes and expectations.
Christian is a natural critical thinker, learner, who candidly and clearly shares his journey of growing to understand love. Romance, religion, experience, science, and psychology all give us definitions of love, but is there a definition that makes sense for all of us?
Author and Abolitionist Zach Hunter and I have a conversation about whether to burn the church institution or save it. In a time where empathy and compassion are at a premium and in need to unify humanity especially in a Trump America, this is a timely episode.
The statistics are in. Christianity and the Western Christian Church is losing. Which is exciting to some and frightening to others. Author and Abolitionist Zach Hunter and I have a fabulous discussion around justice, empathy, and compassion as well as we both take sides on whether or not we feel the church is worth saving in our lifetime...
So I wrote this Facebook post about love and fear and two ladies read it. By no fault of their own, they read it from a different context than I intended. They both made comments, which at the time I deemed as incoherent because they were so far out of my frame of reference for the post that I arrogantly tossed them aside.
"We need to have each other's backs and realize that in doing so we're not taking anything away from ourselves."
- Lori Fazzino