Embracing our identity as children of God, as gift, is beautifully pictured by two songs of the South.
First the upbeat, thoughtful song by Rev. Meg Barnhouse, Unitarian pastor and musician from Texas, “Born Just Fine”:
Also, the old classic southern Gospel hymn, “Blessed Assurance”:
Both, from two different angles theologically, reflect the fact our idea first and foremost is not in what we do, what we accomplish, but who we are: children of God, of infinite worth.
Your progressive redneck preacher,