Browsing Tag

justice

  • the moon

    Hope in the dark // Twenty 17s first new moon

    It’s just what we need, isn’t it? Hope. Because right now it’s dark. Literally + figuratively. Literally it is the first new moon of the year. The darkest night that rolls around every month.…

    27 Jan 2017
  • be

    how one bird changed the world

    as the coffee brewed, i stood at my kitchen window, drinking my morning glass of water and watching a bird bathe. i watched him land beside a puddle just outside my wrought iron gate.…

    16 Jul 2016
  • culture

    A white man walked into a church…

    but, this is no f*cking joke, people. this is for freaking real. a white man walked into an african methodist episcopal church in charleston, south carolina last night and killed nine people. murdered them. because they were…

    18 Jun 2015
  • culture lbgtqai+

    my response to your response.

    whoa. i am overwhelmed by the response i have had after telling my story about my experience with the UMC and LGBT issues. you people are truly amazing. thank you! more than anything, though, i thank…

    24 Nov 2013
  • culture

    wednesday wisdom. the words of cornel west.

    “The country is in deep trouble. We’ve forgotten that a rich life consists fundamentally of serving others, trying to leave the world a little better than you found it. We need the courage to…

    6 Nov 2013
  • culture

    keeping the dream alive.

    originally, i was going to just post a photo and a quote and let those speak for themselves. but, now, as the day as progressed, i have too many thoughts rolling around in my…

    28 Aug 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+

    pins and needles.

    waiting on pins and needles today as the supreme court is slated to determine the fate of the love and marriages of many families, including mine. yes, they say that today the highest court…

    26 Jun 2013
  • photography

    week 2: belovelive photo a day!

    ok. i know it’s a crazy time of year. all of us are super busy & overwhelmed with things that must be done. but don’t let that pressure of the season sneak into your…

    15 Dec 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+ north carolina

    things i love.

    if you know me, then you know that there are a few things that i truly love… i love my wife. so, so much. she is my everything. i love the united methodist church…

    25 Apr 2012
  • life

    instagram easter.

    word on the street is that Facebook has bought instagram for $1 billion. that is crazy. really crazy. and, while i love instagram (you know i’m addicted) and i tolerate Facebook (it helps me…

    10 Apr 2012
  • be

    what would you die for?

    for me, today is all about passion. surrender. and trust. passion for a cause, or a belief, that is so strong that one is wiling to risk his or her life – literally or…

    6 Apr 2012
  • culture

    re-writing history.

    quote of the day: history, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. ~ Maya Angelou today i took this picture of the church where…

    27 Mar 2012
  • be north carolina

    blogging from bed.

    that’s it. i decided that this cold is gonna leave me and i’m forcing it out by staging a bed-in. that’s a sit-in in a bed. yep. i’ve been in bed all day (ok.…

    14 Mar 2012
  • culture

    fairness. stubborness. courage. love.

    my copy of to kill a mockingbird. it’s my favorite book of all time. ever. it’s one of my favorite movies, too. in my top five. it’s a (north) american classic. and it’s a…

    4 Feb 2012
  • be

    breathlessly waiting.

    i’m still in the middle of my little personal retreat. i’m not quite ready to share what i’ve read from joseph campbell (the guy i referred to in yesterday’s post). i’m still soaking it…

    29 Nov 2011