“While I think God-as-relationship and God-with-us are important tenets of the Christian tradition, using a singular belief as a litmus test of where God is or isn’t working is, frankly, bullshit.”
Life is designed to let us learn from our past, not to be trapped by it.
Masculinity itself is not toxic. But gendered violence and increasing male loneliness should spark conversation and action about how we define it.
You just have to keep moving. Even if it means treading water until the waves calm.