We are everywhere!

Christina here…

I’m a home health occupational therapist and a biomechanics researcher. I visit the office of the home health agency a few times a week to turn in paperwork and participate in case conference and such.

The other day, while completing some paperwork, I accidentally kicked over a stack of folders and papers.

As I picked up the stack, a co-worker in the office explained that the company hired someone to work on paperwork, and said something about “issues” with the employee.

I said, “what do you mean, issues?”

My co-worker explained that the employee was very religious, talking about Christianity and Jesus all the time.  The employee had even prayed over my co-worker because she had said, “god damn it” under her breath and the religious employee overheard her. Then my co-worker said some magical words:

“I’m an atheist, so…”

I didn’t know she was an atheist. Awesome! Of course, we immediately exchanged resources, and I gave her a link to this blog.

We are everywhere.

If you’re an atheist and you feel alone: we are right beside you.

If you’re a Christian and you think you don’t know any atheists in real life: you do, you just don’t know it. We are your friends, your mothers, your fathers, children, your co-workers, your neighbors. We sit next to you in church. We are even your clergy.

We are not eroding the fabric of society. We are inexorably woven in.

Learn more about Christina and follow her @ziztur.

 

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