Chaplains of Destruction

  It is National Poetry month and all month long, I will be sharing some of the pieces that I have worked on over the last few years. Here is one that I wrote last June, called Chaplains of Destruction.        Here we are doing the best we can Giving all we have …

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Telling Our Stories, Reframing the Meta-Narrative

How does liberation relate to the African woman and how does the African woman relate to the church? - Mercy Amba Oduyoye, Daughters of Anowa Join the Kinky Curly Theological Collective for three upcoming convenings where we will explore the complexity of our identities as black women who are spiritually minded. Looking through the lens …

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A Good Nose Bleed Could Change Your Life

I still remember the day that changed the rest of my days completely. Curled up on the floor in the bathroom of the church I attended, nose dripping with blood because I had cried so hard, I honestly didn't know how I could go on. Of course, being in my early twenties, I was overly …

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Creativity Needed! I Could Really Use Your Help

Finding the perfect title for a book does not come easy, at least it does not for me. For years, I have been round and round about what I should call this book that I am working on. Every one that I have chosen seems to fall short and does not really capture all that …

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Not too shabby for an amateur

2011 was an exciting year for me in more ways than one. I set out the year with a lot of objectives in mind, and I have to say that I did not do too bad in meeting them. Here are a few highlights: Blog stats and posts: In 2011 I posted 51 new blogs …

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