Take Me With You

Take Me With You

Take me with you as you go back out into the world,masked.We are but a few. Those of us for whom the threat of the virus still looms large. We are the ones who have to continue to keep the six feet then ten feet of distance even as you creep toward us unaware.We are...
The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

*Art by Jennylynd James It is the final week of this decade.I have been thinking about what it was like, 100 years ago, at the turn of such a decade.Hats.Swooshing dresses. Dancing.THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE.Women were allowed to vote for the first time.But not black...
Welcome

Welcome

I guess it is time for a change. I have been blogging for quite some time, however, it was not until recently, when asked the question at a social gathering as to what it is that I do, I replied “I am a Writer”. I am a Writer. And in a time such as this,...
Complicit.

Complicit.

I am very grateful for the church I grew up in for many reasons. It is a place where I felt loved by a community and found friendship during times of being bullied at school. It is where I came to understand Scripture and the idea that God is relational. My mom was on...

The Posture of Listening

She began her life in the United States in a Vietnamese refugee camp. Soon after she moved to Oregon and at some point met her New Zealander husband, settled down, and began a family. She has a son and a daughter who are both in high school. **** I sat with my hair in...

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