As a follow up to last week’s post on same sex marriage, I offer a few personal thoughts:
I am sexually broken.
You are sexually broken.
We are all sexually broken.
I seek my identity in many forms of god outside of Jesus.
Sara. Ministry. Paychecks. Facebook statuses. Heterosexuality. Eating right and exercising. iGadgets. Seattle. Entrepreneurship. This blog. Your feedback about me.
You do as well.
I became aware of my sexuality around ten years old. From my very first sexual urges, my sexuality was broken. It never has, and it never will, purely reflect God’s original and best design for me.
I have used and been used. I have hurt and been hurt. I am a great sexual sinner.
Even great sex is sometimes only a mirage of wholeness.
I heard Dan Allender recently, talking anecdotally about a couple who had come to him for marital counseling saying, “The sex is great!”. His response was, “Not for long”.
Their great sex was a mirage in the desert of their marriage. A cover. A distraction. A brokenness.
What if the anger displayed by some towards the LGBTQ community is a mirror, reflecting brokenness?
What would it look like if we all moved from:
“You’re a sexual sinner! Repent!”
“You’re sexually broken? Me to. Let’s go trust Jesus together as He creates the world anew”.
May the new creation break into the present world soon and heal us all. Amen.