Advent: Week 2, Day 5 – Notice the Sun

I know Advent is supposed to be about anticipating his coming. We are supposed to be rejoicing at the baby savior and singing good tidings. But I also think we must accept that the joy of Christmas lives side by side with the pain of the cross.

Say. Her. Name.

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On Forgiveness…again.

There’s certainly a pattern.  Black person dies at the hand of white person. White person may or may not be held accountable. Black person’s family members announce that they have forgiven said white person. The majority of people oooh and ahhh. Tears are shed. Scriptures are quoted. Rinse and repeat.  Yes, there’s definitely a pattern of black folks being praised for …