OPINION: All This Recreational Devil Worship Might Be Affecting My Day Job
The following is an opinion by Lt. Cdr. Brenda Frey, USS Essex (LHD-2) command chaplain.
As somebody who ministers to the spiritual and emotional needs of hundreds of sailors and Marines, it’s important to lead a life that’s both morally sound and spiritually fit, because these young men and women are counting on me to set the example for wholesome living. Lately, though, I’ve been experimenting with a new hobby that — while extremely enjoyable in small doses — has started becoming more of a rule than an exception to my daily routine.
And, as ashamed as I am to admit this, I’m getting really concerned that worshipping at the unholy altar of Baphomet each night might be affecting my duties as ship’s chaplain.
I never thought I’d get to the point where I’d have to admit having a problem. It all started off innocently enough. Just an occasional Black Mass here, an after-work orgy to please Astaroth there. Nothing to get in a twist over, you know?
But I guess that’s how it goes for every addi…
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