Dead in the water: Raceless Identity as Baptismal Identity

Racism is often confused with race. So, when I say raceless, I am not suggesting that racism is not real. The sociopolitical construct that supports our hate is a fallacy but racism, prejudice, stereotyping and their progeny are facts and proof of an unequal reality. We are not post- racial or past this, not in […]

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Another Way, Another World? You have the words for it

Christians claim a God who, by the Genesis account, is a Wordsmith, who speaks an entire world into existence. Ex nihilo, out of nothing, the Divine tongue creates words that create worlds and ways of being for humans, animals, sea creatures and flying things. God seemingly has a word for everyone and everything. Christians often […]

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Heavy

There is heaviness everywhere. Not the heaviness, nothing in particular. Not a heaviness, nothing in general. Just heaviness. All heavy. Heavy- lifting. Heavy- silence. Heavy- breathing. Heavy- hearted. Due to the heavy- handed, Which makes for labored human being. There is heaviness everywhere. Solid and dense. Weighty and murky. Unholy. Instead, very human. Heavy weight, […]

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George Floyd: Will he get justice this time?

The law was not on George Floyd’s side; it was on his neck. Then Officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on Floyd’s neck and applied deadly pressure while innocent bystanders pleaded with him to stop. Yesterday was the first day of Chauvin’s trial and I watched George Floyd die all over again.  I was shocked […]

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