I have been reading a lot lately. I am not sure if this is preparing myself for the reading assignments that are awaiting me in just a few short months or if there is just an abundance of good reading out there right now.
As I read mostly about God and theology, I have been left wondering. Does God care who we have sex with? There is so much debate out there about who is in and who is out because of who they get it on with. There are those of us that say, hey God made you and you are just fine by me, then there are those who say you need to be cured. I wonder though if sometimes if we ascribe our caring to God as God's own?
Look around you at the world. There are children suffering terribly from hunger, poverty, unmet medical needs and horrific abuse. There are women sold into the sex trade. There are people tricked into slavery. The are young men and women the world over fighting in wars. There are the sick. The dying. Those suffering because of natural disasters like Japan who just this morning suffered another earth quake while the recovery from the last one is barely started. Genocide.
So I ask you again, do you really think God takes time everyday to look at who is sleeping with who?
I don't mean this to be God says go have an orgy. I really believe we are called to live morally. I just wonder sometimes how it is we as human get stuck on an "issue" like homosexuality, which really isn't an issue at all. Shouldn't we leave God to the judging? I am sure with all that is going on in the world, that God has a pretty full plate. At the end of the day I think we humans get caught up on the wrong things and then somehow we believe that God is hung up on the same exact thing as us.
It just doesn't make sense to me. I am sure there is something that I am caught up on that I ascribe to God that isn't God's at all. I think we all do.
This just really started bubbling up. I don't know why, so stay tuned.
Today I am grateful to be able to see that my side isn't always God's side or the right side.
May you be blessed today with some sort of revelation of self.