We read in the second chapter of the Gospel of Matthew that when Jesus was born in Bethlehem, Herod Antipas, the Tetrarch of Galilee (erroneously referred to in the gospels as “King Herod”), fearing for his throne, ordered the deaths all the male children in the Bethlehem area under the age of two.
Envisioning Jesus in Our Own Image
Mom, I thought Jesus had white skin?
Peter and Paul, Black Lives and Gentile Lives
Black Lives Matter. Saint Peter and Saint Paul disagreed on much, but this, this, they agreed on: black lives matter. Let’s circle back here in a moment.
Lately, I’ve gotten into gardening. We are lucky enough to live in a home on a church property, with places around the property where we can garden.
A short family guide to supporting racial justice now
As I write this, tens of thousands of people have gathered for a tenth straight day from New York City to San Francisco, in every state and at least 11 nations, to protest racism and police brutality.
Desert Mother, Patriarchy Destroyer
Two and a half weeks ago I had no idea who Melania the Elder was. (Hint: The Patriarchy)
Grow at the Movies: Trolls World Tour
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Universal chose to release Trolls World Tour to streaming platforms to rent. A 48 hour rental costs $19.99. Initially I […]
The Color of Life
I’m oftentimes asked why I wrote The Color of Life, and if I’m honest with you, the first thing I’ll say is that I never […]
Another post about racism with a dose of hope
How do you begin to dismantle racism in our daily lives? Miriam writes about the challenge and the necessity of challenging and obliterating racism.
Parenting Well in a World Gone Wrong – in Charlottesville and Beyond
We live in a world gone sideways. And it’s been that way since the day we walked out of Eden.