I love to garden. It’s my happy place. There’s something grounding about putting my hands in the soil—it can change my whole day for the better. There’s also something that emboldens my faith when I think about the trust it takes for me to put a seed down in April and expect a harvest in… Continue reading Yank it Up by the Root: Why American Christianity [As We Know It] Must Die
Every other day I hear folks talking about the importance of being present. There are hundreds of mindfulness books written and published including the one I’m currently reading called the The Mindfulness Habit. The author hit me over the head with this: “We create our own stress when we time travel.” She goes on to… Continue reading Why We Choose Distraction (Short answer: We prefer our skin intact)
Any time a writer takes the courageous step to tell a story (fiction or non-fiction), it’s a revolutionary act. It’s an act of exposure. For writers or color, I think this is especially true. If we consider revolution to be about overhauling a culture or society or overturning the systems that hinder a culture or… Continue reading All [Black] Writing is Revolutionary?
This assignment asked us to tell our personal and spiritual narratives but with a lens that understands how our stories can change and shift as part of our life’s journey.
I love social media. Between FB, Twitter, and Instagram, I am regularly posting, reading, and sharing with friends and followers alike. As a writer, speaker, and indie publisher, social media has proven to be a great way to crowd-source ideas, promote work, and build relationships and communities with readers and other writers. As a person… Continue reading When Social Media Both Saves and Sucks
Every single one of us is a song. Written by the master Songwriter.
A shift in strategy.