When you don’t know what to say about race but you need to talk about it

“I don’t give a fuck about white people.”  My best friend Paula is writing a paper on race and she doesn’t know what to talk about.  She doesn’t think that she has anything to say about it.  “Race is your thing—not mine.  Why would give God me this title? Can’t I just write about prayer?”  We have had multiple conversations […]

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Separate: A Confession

“In politics, being deceived is no excuse.” | Leszek Kolakowski As a Christ follower, I separate myself from doctrines and historical disputes that divide me down the middle.As a person of the Way, we go our separate ways. As a Christ follower, I separate myself from the darkness and all its deeds.As a person of […]

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Recovering From Politics: I Don’t want To Hear Another Political Word

The election results were good news and bad news.  Nearly 50/50, America is split down the middle according to votes for the next president of the United States.  Either/ or, “both sides,” there are many who are tired of the back and forth, the political bickering, the divisive speech, the red and blue states of America. Not […]

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Don’t Be Afraid To Talk About Race

Today is Halloween though it may not feel like it. With the number of Coronavirus infections reaching its highest daily toll this week and the rate of infections on the rise in 47 states, it doesn’t just feel scary. It is. No ghouls or goblins but we wear masks because it’s scary outside. We don’t […]

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See how the land lies

“I swear to the Lord I still can’t see Why Democracy means Everybody but me.” | Langston Hughes   Nobody represents me. We can only represent ourselves and even then, we may not show up—even with our hands in and up.  We are always running behind, stuck in societal traffic and unable to move beyond […]

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