A God Big Enough

“No one is ever really at ease in facing what we call ‘life’ and ‘death’ without religious faith.  The trouble with many people today is that they have not found a God big enough for modern needs.  While their experience of life has grown in a score of directions and their mental horizons have been […]

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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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Who came first- people or race?

Unlike the chicken or the egg analogy, human beings and the social construct of race are not inseparable.  Humans did not come from race but race did come from humans, a product of Enlightenment thinking.  Race was not “in the beginning” with God but is with us now because we created it.  We came first […]

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New Day, New Me

“We need the courage to create ourselves daily.” ~ Maya Angelou Race is finished.  It is done with us.  It has nothing new to add but has concluded that we are more of the same.  We are all just colored people. Race stereotypes us, box us up, prepackaged us long before we were born.  It […]

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Healing ourselves of race

Race hurts.  It hurts because it attacks the essence of who we are and it gets personal.  It talks about our appearance, who our parents are, where we live and how we behave.  It either says that it is wrong and bad or that it is good and better; either way, it places us at […]

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Race Fact #38: Supra- racial

“Jesus’ kingdom is not of this world.  Jesus’ kingdom is supra-racial.” ~ Rev. C.L. Franklin

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Collecting Questions

Questions. It seems that I have an endless supply of them, especially when it comes to race. I guess that I collect them. In fact, I am always looking for the right word and more specifically, the right question to unravel the social construct of race. I sit and think not about answers to race […]

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