What I Want

“I’m sorry about George Floyd,” my dear, dear Caucasian friend texted me this morning. But instead of bringing me comfort, it made me angry. Right before I read her text, the Holy Spirit asked me this question, “What do you want?” I don’t want you to be “sorry” about George Floyd. I want you to acknowledge the system and social climate that has led to this moment. I want you...

Too Wonderful?

I heard a story of a couple separating because of infidelity. I immediately assumed it was the husband. I began to judge the husband in my heart. I assumed the worst about him. Now, does that make me a man hating sexist? No. But because I kind of didn’t like the husband before and I assumed men cheat more than women, I created a narrative in my head that was...

Valuable

The Jews and the Samaritans had a contentious relationship. Perhaps like blacks and whites in the 60’s, or English man and Irish. So when Jesus wanted to travel through Samaria to Jerusalem (Jews typically traveled the long way around to avoid the Samaritans), the Samaritans did not welcome Him with open arms. The disciples who were closest to Jesus, who had healed the sick and preached the gospel, who had...