Thinking Out Loud

March 25, 2013

Jamie, The Very Best Parenting

“It took me a lot of years and a lot of conversations with God (and with people who know more about God than me) to understand that everything I believed about my own sexuality was built on two huge lies.” ~ Jamie Wright

What happens when you have three teenager boys in the house, and your expectations for them come crashing against the realities of what you did when you were their age?

Jamie WrightThose of you who have been here for a little while know that this is a blog that places a premium price on transparency and honesty. We all clean up pretty good for Sunday morning (or daily blogging) but life is often messy, so when pastors, church leaders, authors or just everyday run-of-the-mill bloggers are straightforward and tell it like it is, they get my vote.

Jamie Wright may call herself “the very worst missionary” but she proves herself, in an article published on Friday, to be trying to be the very best parent.

This is a very explicit article that needs to be read in full, so I’m not going to excerpt from it here beyond the quotation above.  If you have children, have grandchildren, help with a church midweek program, teach Sunday School, or simply want some insight into what perfectly ideal Christianity looks like from the other side, you should click through now and read Jamie’s article simply titled Sex. (Yes, I know some of you are programmed never to click on that word online; however…)

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2 Comments »

  1. Reblogged this on j9sopinion and commented:
    Moms, read about Moms. Real Moms. Read more from Thinking Out Loud and follow the link to ‘the very worst missionary’ lol. With alot of parental experience. Its as real as it gets! I hope you enjoy a read as much as I did!
    JayNine!

    Comment by JayNine — March 25, 2013 @ 1:13 pm

  2. I’m on my way . . .

    Comment by meetingintheclouds — March 30, 2013 @ 12:31 am


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