How my spirituality shifted through bullying, depression, and coming out

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Resentment was once my North Star. I used it as an excuse to be hard on myself. I believed myself to be a victim, a loser, and a slacker. Everything was happening to me, and if you asked me, God had forgotten my address. Still, I would be lying if I said that I didn’t have faith. I have always had faith to some degree. Just the misaligned variety.

When I was a baby girl, my aunt who was raising me at the time would put me down on my knees and make me repeat my bedtime prayer. It’s funny…

Brittaney Harden

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