Some thoughts on religion

Religion hangs heavy in my mouth like a curse word I forgot how to use. My mother’s father handed it to me like a family crest even though I never identified with those kinds of religious people who were religious just because their family went to church. I took our religion to heart because the fear of god settled deep in my chest. If I wasn’t serious about it, I’d burn in hell.

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Writer, English teacher, MFA holder

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Writer, English teacher, MFA holder

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