A late night craving for justice

I’m hungry. Born in poverty and bred on making do with what you’ve got, I cannot explain this craving. I cannot put my finger on this desire for things to balance out, to work out for the good of those who are beaten mercilessly. God knows that I’ve not seen it work out– not on […]

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A Watered- down Gospel

Something is missing. The communion elements taste different when the American church is divided. Truth be told, it’s only been united during chattel slavery and even that was for a short time. Once the water of baptism was dried off and persons gave the implications of this new birth more thought, there was once again […]

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If you have ears to hear, justice is calling

Did you hear that? Do you feel that? Something is shifting. The American empire and its capitalist machinery that pushes its citizens to work themselves to death, to keep the wheels turning. It’s coming undone and to a screeching halt for some. “The Great Resignation,” wherein persons up and quit their jobs without a safety […]

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The Rodney King Beating- Thirty Years Ago

Thirty years ago, on May 1st, Rodney Glen King called a press conference and called for calm. On March 3, 1991, he was the victim of police brutality. It had been recorded by a neighbor in a nearby apartment— before the recording of unarmed African American people during traffic stops was a thing. I was […]

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Baptism is the way to the undivided “kin-dom” that is coming

My heart is with my siblings in Ukraine. Russia is attacking their home, starting a war during a global pandemic. I pray for their peace and protection. I mourn for the lives lost to the vanities of war and power’s greed. I pray that we will be able to see ourselves without either. Masks on, […]

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