Secular Saints

Gosh, my church was more low-key this year about the resurrection of Christ than the administration of my university is about the anniversary of George Floyd’s death. Most importantly, I didn’t send out any emails, telling my colleagues to contemplate Jesus’s sacrifice and ask themselves if they are living up to his legacy. I’m very excited about Pascha but I respect other people’s right not to be.

Secular saints have the creepiest, pushiest, angriest worshippers.

4 thoughts on “Secular Saints”

  1. Trying to imagine what “living up to George Floyd’s legacy” might look like… Have your coworkers been taking illegal drugs and assaulting ex-girlfriends in observance of this sacred feast?

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    1. I’m thinking not but this just goes to show how much work we’ve left to do before we truly live up to the legacy.

      Everybody gets the saints they deserve.

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