what she means:It's just that you claim to be a Christian but you probably haven't gone to church since your goddamned baptism and it's really triggering and Jesus wouldn't be very happy to see you if he still walked with us common folk. And it's just that I raised your mother so well and she went to church every Sunday like a good little girl and I don't know where that gene went. Obviously it was cancelled out by your father's dysfunctional genes. So stupid.
Cinders. Embers. Ashes. Michelle hoped that whatever strength had allowed this child to survive the fire all those years ago was a strength that still burned inside her. That it would go on burning, hotter and hotter, until she was as bright as the rising sun.
Apparently there’s an episode in the Bible where Jesus asks Peter “Do you love me?” using a form of the verb ἀγαπάω, which means ‘love’ but in like the cosmic, religious sense of the word. And Peter says yes but he uses the word φιλέω, which is also ‘love’ but in a much more general casual way, so basically Jesus Christ Son of God asks Peter if he loves him and Peter says, “Yeah, as a friend.”