I’m 57 today. I’m old enough to be some of y’all’s mom, old enough to know better (most days), and old enough to have seen enough to be sick and tired of the status quo that keeps hurting people I care about. For my birthday, I’d like you to join me in supporting Cat Brooks. As a Happy 57th Birthday to ME (and as comfort for this Treasurer-come-lately), I’m giving $57.00. I invite you to join me and give 57¢ or $57. Give $19.61 or $196.10. Give $9.25 or $92.50. Help us return power to the people and bring Cat into the Mayor’s office. Continue reading What I Want for My Birthday
This blog will be in two parts: Part One: Dandelions and White Supremacy: The Overarching Frame Part Two: Dandelions in … Continue reading Part 1: Dandelions and White Supremacy: The Overarching Frame
“Upon reflection, we can be grateful for the attachments formed between Albert, Lizzie, Jim, Charles, and countless others [and their owners]. Bonds like these led to profound changes that began in the heart and grew to relieve a nation.” Continue reading Reparations and Repentance, part 1
I could not stop myself from the inevitable dive into the salty tear-filled pool of white fragility Continue reading What it means to be “woke”: An activist’s confession for this time
Here’s the thing.
The Magi were mistaken.
Jesus isn’t concerned about the cause and effect nature of their unjust death. What he is interested in is the wake-up call that such events provided. Continue reading Repentance is Now
Today, and in light of everything that faces trying-to-be-progressive Christians in our country at this time, this letter and what it means is really the straw that has broken this particular camel’s back. So… Continue reading When We (White, CISgender people) Plan Things