"If our country is ever to be healed, we have got to start telling the truth, and for white folks especially, we have got to let go of the myths that comfort us into complacency.... And we must make sure that the stories (big and small) we tell are more truth, even if painful, than fiction."
On August 17, 2019, I was given the opportunity to represent the Alabama Poor People's Campaign at a Mom's Demand Action rally at Linn Park in Birmingham, Alabama. I took my text from John 5:1-9, where Jesus asks the sick man by the pool “Do you want to be made well?” https://s3.amazonaws.com/dfc_attachments/public/documents/3267821/Recess_Rally_8_17_19.mp3
Today is the Feast of the Trinity. The Sunday where seminarians and new, eager clergy are invited to take to the pulpit and expound on the mysteries of the Trinity, while careful navigating heresy. And I skipped it...
I am a woman living in Alabama. I have never had an abortion. But I know and love women who have, and I bet you do too. I am also an ordained person in The Episcopal Church in Alabama. I have prayed with and for women making decisions about pregnancies -- some unplanned, some the … Continue reading Handmaid’s Alabama
I had the most unusual Season of Lent in that I got the chance to read three great books and to study sex, ethics, and faith. We titled our Lenten Program "With Love" and spent five weeks discussion the Bible and Ethics as it relates to our relationships and sex. "With Love" Paper for Discussion … Continue reading A Lenten Season of Sex & Ethics