This year I’ve been studying the book of 1 John. Through the various stages of Bible study and listening to a sermon series on it, my understanding has been profoundly deepened and strengthened. When I get to the meditation stage of my study, I’ve been practicing writing them out in poem form, so I thought… Continue reading The Battle is the Proof
There comes a moment sometimes when you look around and realize just how privileged your life is. And I’m not talking about “white privilege” here. I’m talking about “American privilege.” I went on Unsplash to look for pictures for blog posts, and it just sort of hit me. Beautiful people looking at smart phones and… Continue reading What Does Real Change Look Like in a Country of Privilege?
Last summer, I wrote the following in my Writer’s Journal: “I have a voice that I’m not using – because I’m too afraid. I’m relieved when others say what I wish I had the courage to say because at least someone’s saying it. But I also wish I could speak up and take a stand… Continue reading I Have a Confession to Make
Some years I have set lofty goals in January and picked words for the year that have depth to them – and a month or two into the year, those plans have gone by the wayside. Some years, my word has stuck, and I’ve spent the year exploring and embracing it in meaningful ways. As… Continue reading How the Year of Growth Started > How It’s Going