This week is always a hard one. We were family during high school. We hadn't talked for a while, but that doesn't make your being gone any easier. It's been two years, Payton. Two years of seeing the legacy you left behind as someone who brought so much good into this world. Two years of … Continue reading Missing You
“How are you?” Did you know 917 people have been killed by police in 2017? I’m okay. 212 of them were Black 166 of them were Latino Just going through some stuff. So many people dying. Afraid. Often unarmed. “Oh, can I help with anything?” Care. Care when another person is subjected … Continue reading How are you?
I was invited to preach this Sunday at St. Paul's Free Methodist Church. Here is the message I preached on October 29th, 2017. “He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. … Continue reading What About Our Neighbors?
I had some good conversations about hard topics today. I'm thankful for the opportunities I had today and thankful that God gives me the courage to talk about difficult things. I hope that you can find people who will walk with you through life and that you would be brave enough to let them into … Continue reading Conversations
I really didn't know what to write today, so here's a fun fact for you: After OutKast sang "Shake it like a Polaroid picture," Polaroid released this statement: "Shaking or waving can actually damage the image" This fun fact is brought to you by mentalfloss.com. Other fun fact: Sports journalist Jemele Hill is being held … Continue reading Fun fact
Hey! So we're finally at part two! So as I shared a few days ago, last week I had the chance to travel with my boss and some friends from St. Louis to Detroit, MI for the CCDA's annual conference. While we were there, Pedro and I had the opportunity to connect with some pretty … Continue reading Kingdom Family Part 2
I just want to say sorry for those of you who've been reading these posts. They are not up to my prefered standard of writing, but I still can't seem to motivate myself to write earlier than 9pm. I'm not really a huge night person, so you can see how that would be an issue. … Continue reading Sneak Peek
So I was just as naive tonight as I was last night. As you can tell, it's pretty late and this is not part two of kingdom family. It was another night of connecting with people and participating in the CCDA spiritual practice of networking. My people are here and it s been a good … Continue reading See, what happened was…
Y'all I was working on a piece for today's blog that I'm going to have to put up tomorrow. I had a late night with those who I am blessed to call my extended family and didn't have the chance to post a blog until after midnight had passed. Know that I have something planned … Continue reading Kingdom Family (Part One)
Today I spent about 8 hours in a van. I'm at the CCDA's annual conference. I know that I could have used that time to put together a more thought out and intentional blog, but I just took that time to chill and catch up with the people I was riding with. Expect recaps from … Continue reading Travel