Breathing in Beloved Community

On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner spoke his final words, and these words later became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement: “I can’t breathe.” There is something, though, that you may not know about these words. The illegal choke hold that the police officer used to pin him to the sidewalk was […]

‘I Go, To Prepare a Place for You’

“My VP looks like me!”  This chant of celebration and inspiration is one that I wholeheartedly embody.  It fills me with joy to recall that historic moment when Kamala Harris became Madame Vice President, setting a precedent of terminology and representation.  Equal jubilation and pride were felt when the first national youth poet laureate, Amanda […]

Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul

For I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel that was proclaimed by me is not of human origin; for I did not receive it from a human source, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ. On the first day of the new semester, […]

Wild Child Spirit

God provided a Wild Child to promote courageA Wild Child to help you bare your soulA Wild Child to affirm your existenceFor God knew you before you were born Jesus is the Word for all who will listenThe Word that says “Come to me”The Word that is to be shared with othersIn their time of […]


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