Please don’t scroll past this video. Whatever you’re doing, I’m begging you to take the time to listen to this song and remember that you are a unique, handsewn, handpicked creation of God, who makes no mistakes. Stop trying to … Continue reading
We do this at my parish’s Confirmation retreat, and it’s one of the most powerful experiences I’ve ever known. I did it last year as a peer, and it was so overwhelmingly beautiful.
The front of my piece of cardboard said:
“I hated myself. Felt worthless and didn’t want to live.”
When I flipped it over, it read:
“He told me I was worth dying for.”
So, my user name is “thelightiswhite.” I chose it because those are the lyrics to the song “All Around Me” by Flyleaf. It’s a beautiful song, if you haven’t heard it. The bridge lyrics are:
So I cry (holy)
The light is white (holy)
And I see You.