Lost during Lent: When you feel like the Lord is not your shepherd

Psalm 23 is quite possibly the most popular song in the entire Old Testament hymnal. It is the most requested at funerals, the most recited in times of despair and in thanksgiving. Children and elders alike know it by heart: “The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want.” Even non- Christians and unbelievers are […]

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The Twenty-Third Psalm of Race

Race is my shepherd; I am its black sheep.   It lies me down in segregated places,  leads me beside still, stale lives.   My life is repetitive. Race leads me along the arduous paths for its name’s sake.   Even when I go to the house of prayer,  I feel no relief, for you […]

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