My 2016 in Review
Faith / Justice & Activism / Musings / My Thoughts / Spirituality

My 2016 in Review

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

Prep for “Martyrdom” because of the Gays?
Musings / My Thoughts / Things That Struck a Chord

Prep for “Martyrdom” because of the Gays?

In a talk where she shared her opinions of the forthcoming SCOTUS decision regarding same-sex marriage, conservative religious commentator Sandy Rios noted that Christians should “prepare for martyrdom” in the event that the nation’s highest court ruled in favor of same-sex unions. Excuse me? Martyrdom?!?!? So, to be clear,  in the event of same-sex couples … Continue reading