While 2016 has been hard, it has been a year I am grateful for because it stretched and pushed me. It’s reminded me that the disquiet I feel in my spirit can be harnessed to do good work that is responsive to the need I see in the world.
So thank you to the year that has encouraged me to unapologetically be myself and walk, speak, and act boldly in the places that I find myself rooted in. Continue reading
I walked down the block, smoothie in hand, trying to figure out what I wanted for lunch. I passed it, not understanding that it belonged to her and she was the divine reason for my indecision. The it was a home constructed of cardboard boxes and old milk crates; her name was Arafa. I passed … Continue reading
I sat with my best friend at 1:30 in the morning giving thanks to God for who we’ve become. We’ve spent countless hours speaking about the trivial and the pivotal and it is from that time that we have the ability to see growth in ourselves and each other. Last night’s revelation came as our … Continue reading
During this year’s Lenten journey, I’ve decided to think and write on ministry. It’s sort of an umbrella and I’m just writing as I feel things fall. I suppose God has been showing me the power of redemption for a while but it really hit me this morning that God has the ability to turn … Continue reading
I’m looking at the sun take its place in the sky and its rays shining on the city and the waters surrounding it through a dirty ferry window. I could have gotten caught up on the fact that the window is grimy or I could choose to focus on what lies beyond the glass. Life … Continue reading