I spent a couple years being ashamed by his lack of faith. I took it personally.
IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was An Atheist Teaching at a Catholic School (And I Was Fired for Having an Abortion)
I would hear things like “God, please bless all the aborted babies and show them mercy” and have to work very hard not to visibly cringe.
Was my first attempt at making friends for our family in this new town going to be ruined by my refusal to hide the fact that we were different?