To the guest speaker who spoke at my church this past weekend:

Thank you. For a long time, I've struggled with the idea of there being a loving God who can control all things. It's hard to reconcile that God with the God of my trauma. I found God in my trauma, in being raped, in getting pregnant and then miscarrying at 13. I found God in my suicide attempts and my battles with self-harm and Anorexia. But the God I found was different than the God I knew...