Did God call women? Then “shake loose.” Don’t be like the old lynch-master—putting spiritual and psychological nooses and chains around the necks of called Women of God. That just isn’t right!
Sonia Sanchez has given me a new hash-tag, one authored by Sonia Sanchez: “don’t forget to do your best work.”
In Sonia Sanchez, God has given the world a gem who calls on all of us who are blessed to sit at her feet or hear her speak or read her works to experience the fullness of humanity.
Year of Yes is a book for those who have let their dreams whittle into dormancy; it is a challenge to be who you really are—to live and be your most beautiful, active self.
My sight sees American children sprawled across a Huntsville, Alabama highway; they hold their arms and hands up, hugging their witness to those signs: “I Am A Man.” Hear me, “ BLACK LIVES MATTER.” I am reminded of my historical fore-parents on that death boat. Hear me: their contemporary children lay across a highway; they want to “shut down” the notion that their lives don’t matter. I hear them: AMERICA, “Till, Martin, Brown, and Garner mattered: “GLORY!”
United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good by Senator Cory Booker is a memoir wrought in the “conspiracy of love.” It is an autobiographical text by a man who understands the importance of family and what it means to accept the responsibility of the called political servant. Replete with stories of humane…
Did you tell them
Martin, Coretta, and Yoki
Be birthed human?
I am blessed; I am America I am December 1773: I am the Boston Tea Party I am blessed; I am America I am the American Revolutionary War I am Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by…
Beautiful conversation concerning the importance of the doctor-patient story. The next time you visit a healthcare professional for services, ask him or her the following question: How are You doing today? A conversation with your healthcare professional may be a great place to begin. And, indeed, let’s pray for our healthcare professionals. Also, a great…
Note to Mr. Trump: There is no more time for TRASH TALK about Mrs. Clinton, the other party, the sitting president. Six of the most creative and thoughtful young people I know are watching you along with some 20 million young people between the ages of 15 and 19. During this election, young people don’t need Trash Talk!
Forgive me for burying my head in the sand for just a moment. I am a Black woman living in America with a Black “male” child and a Black “male” husband and a Black “ma… Source: Considering the Flowers…
I feel particularly vulnerable during these difficult and trying times. Not only are we domestically and internationally susceptible to life-threatening dangers from ISIS, but we our faced with life-threatening dangers from law enforcement agents on the streets of our own cities and towns.