I am floored by the amount of people who claim to be children of God, know specifics about abuse that happens within the church or other organizations that is covered up and swept under the rug, and simply shake their heads, perhaps even say, "How sad." and then walk away from the whole subject.
Why, WHY do you leave it up to a small handful of wounded people to shout Truth to the world? Why do you look at us and think to yourselves, "How pathetic. Why can't they just move on? These 'kids' are dwelling on ancient history. And, in the process of sinning in that way, they are smearing the Christian 'name'."
Church, you don't need to worry about other people smearing your name. Your deathly silence and eagerness to look the other way is doing an excellent job of that.
Why don't you come along beside those of us who are limping and battle-weary, help to hold us up, join your voices with ours so that we can be louder, and reach farther?
If you are truly children of God, then we, the shushed minority, are your brothers and sisters. And we need you to stand with us, acknowledge us, and help us put an end to future abuse and especially future coverups within the church and other christian organizations.
Through it all, much love.
~Your weary sister.
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