Killing me softly

Christians never set out to be caught in scandalous sin.

The pastor never set out to have an adulterous affair.  The member of his church first came to see him after her close friend had died. She came for counselling to help her grieve.

They cried together and hugged and made another appointment.  

At the next appointment, the pastor held her hand – he thought it would be a comfort – and when she left, after they made another appointment, they hugged again and shared a quick kiss.  Meanwhile the pastor himself was feeling stressed out and undervalued; finally, there was someone who really appreciated his ministry. 

The church appointments became home visits.  The hugs lingered.  The kissing increased.  And they ended up sleeping together.

Until one day, her husband arrived home early.

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VanityFairJuly2015Bruce Jenner is a 1976 Olympic decathlon men’s event champion. He was given the unofficial title of “world’s greatest athlete” for the win and became “an American hero” by winning the event back from Soviet Union during the Cold War.  He is also an American television personality and stepfather of the Kardashian children.  In June 2015 Bruce changed his name to Caitlyn and began to refer to himself with feminine personal pronouns.  He is now described as the most famous openly transgender person in the world.  He, through surgery and hormone treatment, now believes he is a she.  He has apparently “transgendered” to become a woman.  And the world applauds his/her great courage.

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