A patient reflection on my past year: my brother, the loss of a friend and how the 50th Anniversary Cone's "Black Theology, Black Power" gives me hope again. (TW: n-word)
I know that it’s easy to think God isn’t real. Or if He is, that He is just the Big Bang. Or if He is more than the Big Bang, He’s the un-namable element of energy that interconnects all things together. But, what a shame to miss out on having a relationship with God. If [...]
"Identify the truth.
Do the thing - even if it hurts." / meditating on intersections between 2 Corinthians 10:5 and CBT
urban apologist, Ernest Grant
rifts on Ancient African Christianity for Christianity Today
“This is a paradox, a koan for our limited human understanding. But, our constant attention to living liberated requires constant commitment to our own humility - renunciation of our ego - and through the consistency of effort, we become that state which we are attending to.
The verb becomes the noun.
The act becomes the state.”
Let your spirit be strong like Jesus.
For 6.5 years of my life, since Februrary 2012, I have dedicated myself to a primarily plant-based lifestyle. My former partner was a student of Western medicene who swore by the full Hippocratic oath: "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food," while my best friend growing up was spiritually vegetarian in her household. [...]