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“But you’re not really black.” “What are you?” “You don’t sound black.” “Well, you wouldn’t really know what racism feels like.” I relate to Hermione very well. She is caught between two worlds she adores; the muggle and wizarding world. She cannot betray either because she has deep roots in both. She cannot completely stand […]

The Day I Became A Mute: On Being Bi/Multi-Racial In America

August 16, 2017

“But you’re not really black.” “What are you?” “You don’t sound black.” “Well, you wouldn’t really know what racism feels like.” I relate to Hermione very well. She is caught between two worlds she adores; the muggle and wizarding world. She cannot betray either because she has deep roots in both. She cannot completely stand […]

The Day I Became A Mute: On Being Bi/Multi-Racial In America

August 16, 2017

“But you’re not really black.” “What are you?” “You don’t sound black.” “Well, you wouldn’t really know what racism feels like.” I relate to Hermione very well. She is caught between two worlds she adores; the muggle and wizarding world. She cannot betray either because she has deep roots in both. She cannot completely stand […]

The Day I Became A Mute: On Being Bi/Multi-Racial In America

August 16, 2017

This is the twentieth installment in a yearlong series. You can find the previous installments here. John 2:1–11 The Wedding at Cana “On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. When the wine ran […]

A Year Through the Gospels: Week 20 | The Signs of Jesus

July 8, 2016

There was plenty of grass in that place, so they sat down. The men numbered about 5,000. Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were seated — so also with the fish, as much as they wanted. When they were full, He told His disciples, “Collect the […]

Nothing Is Wasted: Every Piece Has A Place

July 6, 2016

There was plenty of grass in that place, so they sat down. The men numbered about 5,000. Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were seated — so also with the fish, as much as they wanted. When they were full, He told His disciples, “Collect the […]

Nothing Is Wasted: Every Piece Has A Place

July 6, 2016

There was plenty of grass in that place, so they sat down. The men numbered about 5,000. Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were seated — so also with the fish, as much as they wanted. When they were full, He told His disciples, “Collect the […]

Nothing Is Wasted: Every Piece Has A Place

July 6, 2016

This is the nineteenth installment in a yearlong series. You can find the previous installments here. The Gospel of John is one of the most pivotal books of the whole Bible. Its unique depiction of Jesus’ life – who he is, why he lived, what he taught, and why he died – has drawn millions […]

A Year Through the Gospel: Week 19 | What Are You Seeking?

July 5, 2016

This is the eighteenth installment in a yearlong series. You can find the previous installments here. Luke 24:36–43 ESV Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection “As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he […]

A Year Through the Gospels: Week 18 | Bodily Resurrection

June 22, 2016

This is the eighteenth installment in a yearlong series. You can find the previous installments here. Luke 24:36–43 ESV Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection “As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he […]

A Year Through the Gospels: Week 18 | Bodily Resurrection

June 22, 2016

This is the eighteenth installment in a yearlong series. You can find the previous installments here. Luke 24:36–43 ESV Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection “As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he […]

A Year Through the Gospels: Week 18 | Bodily Resurrection

June 22, 2016

If I am being honest, the last two years of my life have felt like a literal Hell on Earth. If I look back, I can see the frayed ends where my life began to unravel. At the time I did not realize this was the beginning of a long hard road. I fell apart; […]

If I Am Being Honest : A Glimpse Into The Truth Of Struggle

June 14, 2016

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