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Let Us Confess

Let Us Confess

Many moons ago, Joshua Torrey shared a short post on True Confessions, and my friend Jennifer Guo wrote some personal confessions as well. I liked them both so much, I couldn’t resist writing some myself. Here are 20 true confessions of mine. 

  • I have been baptized, in a bathtub, in my pastor’s front yard.
  • I have Anglican and Eastern Orthodox affinities. 
  • I have cried two times in school in front of the class defending my pacifist beliefs. 
  • BT classes are almost always my least favorite ones. 
  • I’m a certified yoga teacher. 
  • I have competitively rock climbed. 
  • I was on Bible Quiz Team and Chess club. But Bible Quiz team for longer. 
  • I have watched all of Breaking Bad, Mad Men, and House of Cards, but I can’t bring myself to watch Game of Thrones. 
  • I used to think swearing was a sin. Now I don’t.  
  • I have strong affinity for Tarantino movies. 
  • I think Stephen King is a Christian, and that many of his books are Christian. 
  • I have had more arguments with friends and family due to my political beliefs than any of my theological ones. 
  • I have the desire to own a pig one day.
  • While I was in Nicaragua, I was stung by a scorpion. 
  • I have struggled more with the probation theory in the garden than almost any other. I still barely can hold to it. #TGCreationWk
  • I have frequently dreamt of a beautiful anarchy. 
  • I wish my friends would read more Nietzsche. 
  • I think there were dinosaurs in the garden. #TGCreationWk
  • Snakes are my favorite animals. 
  • I think the serpent was a dragon. #TGCreationWk
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