Bring out your dead

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. James 5:16

All our life stories come with baggage.  If we hide and pretend, we may end up in a detective or horror story in which, eventually, somebody finds out where the bodies are buried. Jesus, our Hero, has already made us dead to our sins and our sins dead to us. What’s left is nothing more than troublesome ghosts. If we bring out our dead and live openly with one another we can enter into a healing journey, a sacred quest, a love story, a buddy tale, or some other kind of story.

Lord, tell a better story with my opened up life than I can tell by not telling.