View this post on Instagram You have to actually love me in order to tell me something about myself "in love." (I was inspired to write this after I saw a concerning comment on a friend's post). I can't tell you how many times I've seen religious people rebuke someone "in love" when it … Continue reading You Have To Actually Love Me Before You Correct Me “in Love”
Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye. That’s what’s bothering me. But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing
I asked ten men about being single, and here’s what they said… Well, the title is a little bit of a teaser, and a little misleading. What really happened is that I asked ten male friends about why women always dominate the conversation around singleness or singlehood. We always seem to be the ones who … Continue reading I Asked Ten Male Friends About Being Single, and Here’s What They Said…
Inspired by Josephine Elia, Amy Lee Sheppard Ratsara, and Sikhu, I had begun to write this piece a day before Wednesday’s vote on women’s ordination. But after Wednesday’s vote, I felt it all the more necessary to affirm that it is still okay to be proud to be a Seventh-day Adventist. There still is cause … Continue reading Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)
“Where can we be Black?” We may not yet get to be Black on the streets, but we will be Black in our churches. We will not shoot back.
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