Tired: The Cries of a Weary People

I can see it in your eyes The fear which clouds every thought I can hear it in your words The anxiety laced in everything you say Fear of life itself And all of those who walk about it Anxious over the notion that someone somewhere just might Take you out. It's scary, I know. …

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The Importance of Worship in Times of Despair

This last year has left me weary. The constant news of violence against my people has been both overwhelming and discouraging, the latter because I honestly don’t know when relief will come. Our nation has built it’s wealth and prominence in the world by victimizing black and brown people - something that will not be …

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The Magnificat: On Hope and Waiting

We all have those favorite Bible passages that we turn to over and over again. Scriptures that we have underlined and earmarked; promises that we have circled time and time again so much that the paper is wearing thin in those spots. The Magnificat, found in Luke 1, has never been one of those passages …

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