A Lesson on Divine Grief

Jesus had given sight to the blind, fed the destitute, and even walked on water; however, on the eve of his engagement with the cross, Jesus kneels and prays… [Read more…]

Is Living Together Before Marriage a Sin?

When I was a young girl, I thought I’d be happily married to a nice Christian husband by my mid-twenties. [Read more…]

For the Literal Love of Christ, Stop Making Jesus White

The fact that, in most biblical films, Jesus is cast as a white man while the people of color are relegated to the supporting cast is a symptom of the American white savior complex. [Read more…]

Theology and Sports

Maybe I’m a masochist, at least when it comes to sports. You see, my favorite franchises are the Boston Red Sox, Tottenham Hotspur, and the San Jose Sharks. [Read more…]

I Don’t Want to Be an American Christian, I Just Want to Follow Jesus

The label American Christian is largely and globally associated with negative connotations. [Read more…]

A Mother’s Day Without Proverbs 31

In my fundamentalist life, by now I would have been dreading Mother’s Day … [Read more…]

The Visit

Shortly before Mother’s Day, my sister called and granted me a ten minute visit with Mom, who, I learned, had been hospitalized for a month with pneumonia. [Read more…]

I Am a Pre-Existing Condition

Perhaps you have never been denied health insurance for a pre-existing medical condition, and you think you don’t know anyone who has, which is why you support the repeal of the ACA, including coverage for pre-existing conditions. [Read more…]