There is no part of us that is immune or exempt from this loving relationship. To follow Christ to place our entire selves in his loving service.
Situated among the complexity of our lives, Easter may not feel all that important, but in case you don’t know: joy lives in close proximity to possibility.
The cost of our silence, or better yet of our willful disremembering, is the erasure of the experiences of countless millions whose bodies line the narrow-way that leads to salvation.
How are people of faith called to engage faith in the wake of an outbreak of state-sanctioned executions of Black and Brown people? I've struggled with this answer. I have struggled with people asking for the protesters and demonstrators to remain "peaceful" while not placing an equal burden on a system to provide the justice that makes peace possible in the first place. I have struggled with what it means to have a prophetic voice in a faith community who represent a different narrative than my own. I have struggled in my own devotional life with "how do I pray when I can't breathe?"