I usually try not to comment about controversial things in social media environments. It usually is fruitless and it ends up just being a stressful, frustrating waste of time.
But sometimes, people hit a nerve and cross a line with me.
In the linked article on faithit.com, we are told about Joyce Meyer opening up about her father raping her when she was younger. Many comments I could relate to. But some I found outrageous. And they weren't outrageous in the normal social media way. No one was telling her that she probably wanted it or was making outlandish and blasphemous statements about human sexuality that incorporated religious imagery. There weren't even any Christians chiming in that she's a heretic, which surprised me.
No, the comments that really made me mad were comments that were in some way really trying to be godly and biblical. That probably is what made me detest them the most.
While it is no secret that the Roman Catholic Church has rightfully gained a reputation for being shockingly bad at dealing with sexual abuse, the rest of Christendom doesn't exactly have a stellar reputation to boast about either...
I left a lengthy comment, and with the background info I just gave, I think the comment I left does a good job of saying what I needed to say: