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Breaking the Silence…Revisited

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. ~ Audre Lord This post was originally written May 2014.  It was written during a time in my life filled with starts and stops.  The amazing thing… Continue reading Breaking the Silence…Revisited

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An Embodied Lent

Photo credit http://www.inmanparkumc.org/2015/02/lent-at-ipumc/ Lent is traditionally the time in the Christian calendar where believers give up something as a way of deepening their relationship with God.  It’s a time for the spiritual practice of fasting to increase our awareness of God’s presence, Christ’s sacrifice and our state as sinners.  It is no wonder that we can… Continue reading An Embodied Lent

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A Way to Luv…Celebrating #ThisIsLuv

Photo credit:  http://thisisluvproject.tumblr.com/post/111129409194/currently-there-is-a-dominant-and-pervasive Luv is in the air because today Ebony.com launched #ThisIsluv.  A media campaign intended to highlight the abundant sense of love present in the Black community for LGBT persons.  While the media and the church often rehearse hate-centered language of homophobia and exclusion, the truth is that love continues to conquer all. … Continue reading A Way to Luv…Celebrating #ThisIsLuv