To My White Brothers & Sisters

To My White Brothers & Sisters: It’s time to cease our White tears of protest It’s time to stop asking those with skin different from ours To be patient with us To see the intention of our hearts To assume the best of us We never gave them that gift We shouldn’t expect it in … Continue reading To My White Brothers & Sisters

Called Out From The Comfort of Certainty

I grew up in a black and white world. There was truth and there was deception; there was right and there was wrong. We knew the truth about salvation, righteousness, and sin. There was no room for questions because all of the answers had been found.  I attended various denominations throughout my life. But the … Continue reading Called Out From The Comfort of Certainty

White Women, We Need To Do Better

Note: In this article, I have repeatedly used the term, "POC". I have received a comment suggesting that this is not a helpful term. I'm leaving the article as is written along with the comment at the end in order to be a learning tool. I made a mistake that made someone feel uncomfortable, and … Continue reading White Women, We Need To Do Better

“Shameless” Review

Last night, I finished the latest book written by Nadia Bolz-Weber, “Shameless”. This is the book I wish I could have read 4 years ago when I was beginning to question the teaching I’d received my entire life from the church in regards to sexuality, gender roles, and the marginalized (particularly the LGBTQ+ community). Nadia … Continue reading “Shameless” Review

Small Great Things

I've just finished my 33rd book of the year. I've already failed miserably in my goal to reach 100 this year. Mainly because: life.  But I've read. And I've learned and I've grown. So I can't say it's a total failure. And the year is not over yet. I've still got a lot of reading … Continue reading Small Great Things