My Latest Article for Sojourners

Here is my latest for Sojourners: https://sojo.net/articles/my-blackness-not-odds-my-faith-christ.   … [Read more...]

Partner Post: How To Help Your Child After Your Partner’s Death

Sadly, this is something I know all too well. I hope it helps you. --Rev. Mrs. Mommy There are few things more traumatic to a child than losing one of their parents. If they’re young, then they won’t be able to fully understand what has happened. If they’re teenagers, they’ll understand what has happened, but won’t have the emotional tools to handle the situation. While you’ll also be suffering … [Read more...]

Emerging from the Ashes

I drive by this house every day. When I first saw it, it did not have a second floor. I don’t know what happened—fire, natural disaster, or general wear and tear—but this house used to be one floor with the top half ripped off. Exposed to the elements, this house was open and vulnerable. It was downright ugly and an eye sore. I’m sure its lack of curb appeal bothered the neighbors. It probably … [Read more...]