An Unconventional Family

Everyone has an unconventional family member. Call them what you will—odd, crazy, or unique. Here’s the big problem. You didn’t get to choose for them to be part of your family. She will always be your aunt whether you want her to be or not. No matter how different your brother is, he will always be your brother. We do not get to choose who is born into our family.

In the same way, we do not get to choose who is born into the family of God. There will be unique, peculiar and odd people in the family of God. And you may be one of them. It’s ok. You are loved and accepted by God. The family of God’s role is to love and embrace you as well.