Reaffirming my Baptismal Covenant

OK, so I lied.

Instead of writing about 3 R words, I’m doing four. Deal with it.

When Jesus lovers are baptized into the Christian tradition, they take on a new identity – one that renounces the spiritual forces of wickedness, rejects the evil powers of this world, and repents of your sin.

That’s really hard to do. For me, it’s like walking a tight rope. I want to identify all the places in the world that suck, reject everything that’s not good and lovely and holy, but I also need to do that without being a little jerk myself. I also need to recognize that I’m capable of the same things that aren’t good or lovely or holy and that I can suck. And then I need to stop sucking. It’s in me, too.

Thank God that’s not the only part of the baptismal covenant.

Read the rest at The Hipster Ginger!

One thought on “Reaffirming my Baptismal Covenant

  1. I really love this. I’m so thankful for your Faith. Long after I am gone, you will be assured that your journey has taken you exactly where you were born to go! Thank you, Lord Jesus!! Love, Mama


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