(I Am Not) The Hero
As an 80’s baby, I grew up in the Disney princess era. Our VCR couldn’t rewind Beauty and the Beast fast enough for this impatient second-grader. Yes, every story was essentially the same: love, a villain, a hero, and a damsel in distress. But I loved the characters, the songs, and yes— the romance.
Growing up in church, Jesus was often compared to these fairytale heroes— making me the princess. I didn’t hate it. After all, Ariel, Belle, and Jasmine were strong, independent, and intelligent. Sure, they needed physical or emotional rescuing at some point, but they ultimately played some part in defeating the enemy.
Now that I have a deeper understanding of the Gospel, I realize that’s not at all how God’s love story works. I love Paul’s rich letter to the church at Rome, in which he thoroughly and beautifully unpacks the doctrine of salvation to new believers...
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Hi, I'm Katie!
Wife to Craig, mom of three, author, writer, Rooted Moms founder, Jesus-follower, Bible teacher, and coffee enthusiast.
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