LITURGY: a Prayer for a Church in Conflict

Our Holy Triune God, At the core of our diversity is unity, and at the core of our discord is covenant. As you exist — three-in-one — and are greater  because of your variety of expressions,  so too are we made stronger in our infinite variety —  of perspectives and opinions,  of experiences and expressions.… Read More

poem: A Benediction for Jelani

A light that bright radiates the Holy. Not meant for earthly realms A light that bright Shines beyond eternity. And now returning to the stellate sun We remain basking in luminous presence Forever changed By a light that bright. And having glimpsed such A brilliant fire Let us turn now To God, and to one… Read More

POEM: An Open Letter to the Coach Who Cares

You noticed, and you named it. Over the season, he started to lose his spark.   I am profoundly grateful that you noticed the change. You even encouraged him… “if basketball is not your thing, maybe something else…” You had no way to know, it’s not about the game. It’s about learning how to live… Read More