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
To stand for justice one must pay attention to the world around them and identify injustices they encounter. Continue reading
“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25 I’m tired y’all. I am sincerely and honestly tired of the intrafamilial … 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
The Church is tearing my heart apart Loud voices, court cases War cry of religious liberty instead of freedom in Christ I weep Tears offered for strangers, wounded by brothers Imposing boundaries crafted by bigotry Hate is not our way The Way is Love personified Arms stretched out and spirit offered to cover you From … Continue reading
Today, thousands of people will march through the streets of my city. Some will march for equality, others for the right to be acknowledged and some simply for the community found in the love poured out during NYC Pride. You will find as many reasons as people but for me Pride has a special place … 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