Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Psalms, and Praying Hatred

Growing up, my Christian teachers said that I could—and should—talk to God conversationally, just as if I was talking to a friend. (Although my Dad also cautioned me against speaking to God too casually, because God is more than a buddy) All this good advice was unsurprising, since I grew up in a church that valued extemporaneous instead of written prayers.

The corollary to this teaching was that I could—and should— Continue reading