Sankofa Ghana: A spiritual journey home
What did I need to retrieve from a visit to the slave ships' point of departure?
Following my moral compass
We all navigate through circumstances at the limits of human experience.
Breaking on through
Language helps us make meaning of what is happening to us, when it isn’t a barrier.
The only time I was called by my first name
When I was in the Army, the Sunday service was the only hour of my week when I could be my true and whole self.
Birth, breath, and death
Doulas are called to care, to encourage, and to leave the world better than we found it.
A pond behind the church?
In my experience, no one improves by way of a scolding.
You don't say
We can’t help seeing through words, but it’s worth trying.
I’ll stand her ground
What I’m telling my daughter, an African-American teenager, about Trayvon Martin’s death.
May you have ease of well-being
Do I really want to spend this entire day with whatever might come up about my mother?
The Honey Springs worship committee ponders joys and sorrows
‘I’m just a fool for church people and the things that happen in church.’
Meaning in the midst of war
Easy answers lead to difficult questions. So why not just start with the questions?
Three decades later, a weekly women’s group is still going strong.