Another reminder that I am not alone--and I think that is less comforting than some might think it would be. It saddens me to know that any child would feel this way about themselves, because it did not make for a healthy teenage experience for me.
To most Christians the bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click I agree. Many of us who search for meaning, read the Christian Bible more closely than the Tea Party types ever will.