Wednesday Prayer

Holy One, The Psalmist cries out “Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.” Protect our hearts as we work for justice and peace—that they not become hardened and bitter or so broken that we stop loving our neighbor, ourselves, and even You. Protect our minds as we take in all that is… Read More

RevGalBookPals: The Beautiful Struggle

After three pages into Ta-Nehisi Coates’s memoir The Beautiful Struggle, I thought, “I can’t read this.” It is not because I couldn’t understand the book. It is because I immediately had a sense of cultural trespassing. This book- about growing up on the West Side of Baltimore in the eighties, about Black Consciousness, about the limits… Read More