The Labor of Failing As A Christian

I am a terrible Christian.

I sin on a daily basis in many more ways than I even realize, failing often. I don’t always give to the homeless when they ask and I have money. As a teacher in a poor inner-city environment, I’ll make dark jokes about the school system that I probably shouldn’t. I gossip about the latest person that offended me or pissed me off, or whose ideas I don’t deem “woke” enough, all…

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Believer, Baltimore City special ed teacher, and 2:39 marathon runner. Diehard fan of “The Wire.” Support me by becoming a Medium member: https://bit.ly/39Cybb8

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