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Body Shame

If you are going through a bereavement, one of the most agonising things you can hear is that the death was “God’s will”. It kind of makes you hate God, for why would God need to take a person you love, particularly someone in the prime of their lives? I think back to how horrific it was for my family, most especially my brother and sister-in-law, to lose a child at eight and a half months and deliver her stillborn. But God’s will is a powerful weapon used to shut down questions, grief, concerns, and hopes. God’s will has been used to justify misogyny, racism, slavery, holocausts and homophobia.

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