Faith failed you, or saved you? Christian institutions and their Bible are unfaithful to their namesake.
Even if we start out with all good intentions, self improvement leads to the expectation that others should be improving themselves also.
Sometimes when things feel a little grim to me, I forget. I *am* being loved.
Religious idealism permeates even atheism in our culture, having conditioned us to value answers more than questioners.
Christ rejected power that flows from a title like “king.”
awareness of being a child of God tends to stabilize the ego