Letting go of race

It’s not easy.  We are familiar with and know the feel of the social construct of race.  We know what to expect of it and for all the faults that we find with race, we are too familiar with its prejudices, too accustomed to its stereotypes, too comfortable with the life lived racially to let […]

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Beyond

While I understand the angst, disgust and frustration of those who hear the word post- racial and point quickly to the latest example of racialized injustice (also known as hubris, selfishness, self and other- hatred and self- deception), I struggle with communicating my need to move past the social construct of race.  I am tired of […]

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There is more to life

Life is not always a fight.  It is not all struggle and wrestling, climbing and striving, pulling and pushing.  Still, there are persons who move from argument to argument, from injustice to injustice, from one offense to the next.  If we would listen to them, they would have us believe that there are no respites […]

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I don’t know how I know this

I don’t know how I know this but I am fully persuaded and absolutely certain that people are not colors.  I cannot put my finger on the proof, unless I count myself, but I do not believe that the summary of my human existence or yours lies in the social coloring of skin, the shape […]

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Four years and one day later

Happy anniversary!  I celebrated four years of writing about the social construct of race, America’s social parables and the ways in which they influence and inform our Christian faith… yesterday.  Obviously, it is a belated celebration but a noteworthy milestone nonetheless.  It is a cause for appreciation for and reflection on my writing life as […]

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