Not The Church Again

Not The Church Again

I’ve been struggling with The Church again. Not everyone, just Christians who post/speak with seemingly complete assuredness and lack of humility, that their positions, politics (on both sides), and opinions are correct, biblical, and objective. Christians who are...
How to Safely Discuss Politics & Religion

How to Safely Discuss Politics & Religion

I had a wonderful talk with a young woman yesterday who is a mom, lawyer, and a Christian. We talked about politics, race relations, the church, and more. Although she is much younger than me and we’d never had a conversation before, we talked civilly and openly about...
Expletives While Exercising

Expletives While Exercising

“What an a*#.” I uttered while on a prayer walk this morning.  Immediately prior to the recipient of said expletive running me off the road, I was enjoying a rare moment of deep, profound, clear-headed, intimate prayer. As I journeyed out of the icy ditch, I realized...
Ma’am, Your Asian-ness is Showing

Ma’am, Your Asian-ness is Showing

“I thought she was going to be brown-skinned.” This is isn’t the first time I’ve had this sentiment directed toward me lately. When the young man we mentor introduced me to his friend, she looked a bit surprised and confused. Although we’ve been in Polo’s life for a...
What Are You Thinking…Right Now?

What Are You Thinking…Right Now?

“Once we have cast another group in the role of the enemy, we know that they are to be distrusted – that they are evil incarnate. We then twist all their communications to fit our belief.” Jerome D. Frank I’m reading a book called Language in Thought in Action, by...
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