“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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Stand Your Ground: On Marissa Alexander and Fear

Henry Ossawa Tanneran, an African-American artist, painted The Annunciation in 1898 “What kind of body and performance can adequately represent “fear” in the US judicial system, or in our communities? And why is the proof of fear necessary to assert one’s right to defend one’s life? Racial justice, feminist anti-violence, and anti-prison/policing movements must take the […]

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#FaithFeminisms: On God-Talk

Of course, God was a man. In my childhood church I never considered any other possibility. We addressed God as 아버지 (ah-buh-jee), Father, Heavenly Father, Father God, and that reverence and power trickled down to the pastor, the elders (all men), and generally, the leaders of the church. They were the ones who read scripture […]

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#FaithFeminisms: Flash Mob

“Let’s face it. We’re undone by each other. And if we’re not, we’re missing something. If this seems so clearly the case with grief, it is only because it was already the case with desire. One does not always stay intact. It may be that one wants to, or does, but it may also be […]

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#AfterGA: Baked Cheese, Chicken Feathers, and General Assembly

My first time at a General Assembly for PCUSA was an experience too much for words. I’m trying to process everything – the work, the proceedings, the discussions, the community, the aftermath and backlash. One voice I continue to desire to hear is that of young adults and millenials. I’ve asked YAADs (young adult advisory […]

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#AfterGA: The LGBT Vote We’re Not Talking About

My first time at a General Assembly for PCUSA was an experience too much for words. I’m trying to process everything – the work, the proceedings, the discussions, the community, the aftermath and backlash. One voice I continue to desire to hear is that of young adults and millenials. I’ve asked YAADs (young adult advisory […]

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