I spent so much time watching and trying to understand secular women that I never bothered to try to understand the others, the ones who never left.
Spending my childhood preparing for the Apocalypse exacted a price on my ability to trust, particularly in the concept of family.
To your church and to the world, there is nothing more dangerous than a woman wanting.
Both church and theatre demand from their followers the suspension of disbelief, and the ability to inhabit an imaginary set of circumstances in lieu of the known.
“I saw that God I’d been so determined to believe in not as an absolute, but as a construct that couldn’t take a joke.”
They were fallen angels, Satan’s henchmen, and they were everywhere.