I don’t believe in a literal hell, but I do think that if there were a way to describe the idea of hell, it would be the absence of God. What happens when someone suffers severe trauma and doesn’t see God in their suffering? The Monsters in my Room, (now available on Kindle for 0.99 or free on Kindle Unlimited) a short horror story, explores this theme.
These prayers were published in Earth and Altar magazine on 23 September 2020. I hope that they are affirming and may you rest in your belovedness.