“Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire”

Since when was it okay for a leader to fabricate alternative facts–making flat out false assertions, but not caring about the integrity of one’s influential position? If integrity is not a virtue one cares for, if the dignity of one’s following is something one does not consider, why would one desire to have influence? Power.Continue reading ““Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire””

Five Years Later and We Still “Can’t Breathe”

The photo you see before you was taken in 2015. Five years later and we still “can’t breathe.” In fact, it has been more than 150 years that we can’t breathe–we can’t live. I say “we” because racism and its long lasting effects have proved to be as deadly as a pandemic virus, if notContinue reading “Five Years Later and We Still “Can’t Breathe””

Not Ready for Resurrection

This past Easter/Resurrection Sunday was weird. Is it just me or does anybody else feel fraudulent? To celebrate and be glad about hope when we haven’t properly mourned–at least not fully–during this time of death. My humanity says I’m not ready, yet my spirit is pulling me toward looking beyond to the byproduct of myContinue reading “Not Ready for Resurrection”