I don’t like writing about Trump. He’s not the problem. Although I’m criticizing him, just me talking about him strokes his ego and indirectly earns him a win. But, post Mueller Report, there is something so deeply alarming about his behavior that we as Americans MUST ask…Continue reading “Post Mueller Report: The Question We NEED to Ask (that no one is asking)”
Thinking about donating to the restoration of the Notre Dame? Don’t.
My feed has been blowing up with pictures of my friends at the Cathedral Notre Dame. I join yall and the world community in expressing resounding unanimous grief at that wonderful church burning on Monday Apr 15, 2019.Continue reading “What if the Notre Dame Fire Could Help Millions of Needy People?”
I recently overheard a conversation at my church that made me uneasy. Two women were scoffing at the work of activists leaving water in the desert for immigrants, and the phrase, “Pshhh can you believe it?” was uttered. Surprised, I chose not to speak up. But that decision to do so has stuck with me in the weeks since.Continue reading “Dear Christian Americans: Christchurch was our fault. Here are 7 reasons why”
The True Emergency
Obviously, there is no national emergency at the US border. Illegal crossings are at historic lows and we all know Trump has more than a few screws missing. But this got me thinking, what would the actual national emergency be, what is the greatest threat to our nation today? The answer to that question is clear, and it starts with the letter “C”.
Christmas=doing something good. And if you’re like me, you ain’t got time to do good; you need 99.9% of your time and energy just to keep the duct tape from flying off the thing. So how the eff are you supposed to do good when the world is bleeding and so deeply in need of help? I’m just putting 3 things on this list because, again, who’s got time to read a damn 19 point list? I’m also saving you time by cutting this intro short. Let’s do this.
As you may have heard, a few years ago I stepped away from my faith. Since then I have been wrestling with rebuilding my identity: which elements of Christianity will remain a part of the core of who I am and what I will fight for. I don’t regret my days in the church because I lived a life that enriched those around me, and for that reason I have decided to keep the following Christian virtues (among others): community, self-sacrifice, and taking care of the poor and marginalized.