It's #TBT and I came across this post I wrote last year that helps us reconcile our sexuality and faith/spirituality. It's still powerful even a year later. 1 Corinthians 6:19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God, and that you… Continue reading Sexually Active. Spiritually Connected.
One of the primary intentions of Will You Be Whole is to create safe space for Black women to talk about the many and varied concerns we wrestle with around the intersection of sexuality and faith. The Conversation Circle is a monthly event where this takes place. Join me and other women at the 1st… Continue reading A Conversation with You In Mind
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
We may all be speaking the same language but we may not mean the same thing. The beauty of conversation is the ability to share our differing perspectives and experiences in an effort to understand what is going on in our lives and in the world around us. Big terms like sexuality and faith can mean… Continue reading Speaking the Same Language
The wholeness journey calls us to bring the things that matter together. The questions of who we are, what we think, what we believe, and how we act lead us toward wholeness. Our challenge most of the time is that we have been taught - explicitly or implicitly - that we should already have the answers and thus… Continue reading Bringing It Together
A professor I deeply admire and respect once said to me that the book I’m looking for someone else to write is the book waiting to be written by me. This has sat with me over the past couple years. And while this blog is not a book, I have applied this principle to founding Will You… Continue reading Doing the Work
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
Adapted from an article originally posted to Shepreaches.com I’m putting my hands on the table and giving full disclosure. I’m a womanist. (Click here for full definition) One of the marks of being a womanist is one who is “Interested in grown up doings. Acting grown up. Being grown up. Interchangeable with another black folk… Continue reading Being Grown
Welcome! I’m glad you stopped by. If you’re here it may mean you are interested in what this is about or just curious to see what we’re talking about. No matter the reason…welcome! Will You Be Whole Ministries invites you on a journey of wholeness. Through conversation, education and sharing we seek to bring together… Continue reading Will You Be Whole?