Can you imagine God taking a picture of you in your most vulnerable state or just taking a deep breath and posting about it to show off how good He is? God’s goodness is genuine, constant, and sometimes overlooked or taken for granted.Read More
Kindness doesn’t absolve you from potentially hurt feelings, but it does not intentionally use words to cut through someone’s vulnerability.
Contentment is found in knowing that everything serves its purpose, even my angst.Read More
Even when the news is overwhelming or injustices seem to follow us everywhere we turn, it is possible to have a peace that goes beyond our understanding.Read More
One of the biggest roadblocks to joy is ourselves. Joy is not bound up in having it all together. Joy is a posture or a state of being.Read More
Unconditional love, how God loves us, does not inspire you to be happy; it urges you to be holy.Read More
I am known. Deeply, infinitely, intimately, and graciously known.Read More
There is something beautiful and selfless about being a writer and sharing your words, whether through a book or other medium. As writers, when we leave this earth, our words will live on. Our thoughts will still take up space in this world. I am grieved because I missed my chance to meet one of my literary heroes. Yet I don’t grieve without hope.Read More
This powerful poem from June Jordan is by far one of the most telling works of art that speaks about the struggle of racism and sexism, and the constant fight for equal rights, equity, and liberation.Read More
I thought I could hang on just a little longer. But this year, I will be yet another woman of color, in a long lineage of women of color, leaving the mainstream feminist anti-violence movement.
It is a tradition that white feminists in our movement like to keep silent — I guess they wouldn’t want to bring negative attention to a social justice movement or the nonprofit sector, especially one rooted in radical feminism. But my experience is all too familiar and I could have seen this moment coming.
We study our Bibles and learn to embody virtue like Jesus, obedience like Jesus, ambition like Jesus, wisdom like Jesus, courage like Jesus, faithfulness like Jesus, and strength like Jesus.Read More
To my White feminists, your fear is real, but it's over 200 years late.Read More
It’s okay to not be okay...taking time to reflect, pray, or cry on a bouch with your bestie, can be the humbling, pride-smashing experience you need to continue pushing forward.Read More
Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski's remix of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" gives us the refreshing lyrics of what Christmas love songs should be made of – consent and respect.Read More
I repeat those words to myself: "fearfully and wonderfully". Not for a Black girl. Not for a dark-skinned girl. But simply because I'm made in the image of a beautiful God.Read More
Neither being single or married is going to make signing up to be a servant for Christ easier. However, whether married or single, we're all called to put on display biblical community.Read More
There are many ways that you can get involved, both for SAAM and all year round to end this epidemic. Here are a few:Read More
In honor of Women's History Month, I've compiled a small list with some of my favorite books, poems and quotes from women.Read More