A culture that diminishes sexual violence is indelibly linked to my experience. I still have days when I find myself thinking, at least it was only once. While I am thankful I was only raped one time, the truth is it’s never only once. I’ve been haunted by the memories of that moment my entire life. The effects of abuse ripple out to impact relationships, decisions, habits, and my sense of self every single day.
Have you ever wondered how to live a more grace-filled life? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The mission of the Grace is Messy Community is to love beyond the labels. To love God and everyone we come in contact with, no matter their race, color, religion, creed, disability, or sexual orientation. It’s a safe place for you to come and share your story of a messy life: past, present, and future. A messy life, redeemed by radical, messy, unconditional Grace.
Have you ever wondered how to live a more grace-filled life? If so, you’ve come to the right place. God loves you just as you are, and not as you should be, because you will never be as you should be. ~Brennan Manning What is messy grace? People ask me that all the time. Most […]
My Dad is a carpenter. A handy man. Mr. Fix-it. He really can do anything. If it’s broken, my Dad will figure out how to mend it. When Lindsey and I started planning to convert the home office into Baby Benjamin’s room, one of the first things we mentioned was new flooring. The flooring that […]