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Remember My Chains

“Please! Don’t crush up my medications!” I begged and pleaded with the Correctional Officer (CO) and Nurse that were administering...

A Mama's Day Message to Clergy

Written by L.A. McCrae for Team Sankofa of Black Lives Unitarian Universalism. Also found here on Medium. Babies & Bailouts… and beyond…...

androgyny

written sometime in '08 Prologue: RuPaul’s Drag Race and Tyra Banks’ America’s Next Top Model, Hollister and…. Victoria’s Secret. It...

Quick and Dirty Organizing Tools

Developed for a project with Three Sisters Consulting. May be used with attribution. First, why are you doing this work? What brought you...

To My Friend, N.K.

11 23 2017 Good Morning N.K., I am not sure if you have thought about me or the team since you sent the messages. We’ve thought about you...

Their Faces...

3 28 19 It’s 2 am. I am still awake. Working on my reading and writing for my doctoral program. Listening to the voices of the women I...

Call to Action 2/27/19

"The United Methodist Church is incompatible with Christian teaching." "Merciful God, we confess that we have not loved you with our...

... on compassion ...

Sermon seed for Soul Matters June 2020 about "Compassion" Many of us are sitting at home and have, in week X, adjusted to the new normal....

Quick or Dead

Submitted to the Globe Writers' Group in Prague, Czechia. February 2020. Hard times in the city In a hard town by the sea Ain't nowhere...

Magic

Short story submitted to Globe Writer's Group. Prague, Czechia. February 2020. As inmate 458296 of the Baltimore County Detention Center,...

Open Note to Book of Faces 4 24 20

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin. Book of Faces: It has been...

... on becoming ...

As some of you may know, I had a beautiful opportunity to travel to Prague in the Winter of 2020. It was life changing. Life had brought...

... on commitment ...

During the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Scott, Michelle, and I found space to connect and plan the upcoming Soul Matters worship...

... on testing ...

I’d like to share a story, for your consideration, and I am certain that none of you have ever experienced anything that I am about to...

... on beloved community ...

Decenter whiteness. Create safe containers for BIPOC. Show up with your dollars. Invest in the liberation of marginalized people....

... on imagination ...

As a little girl, I imagined becoming Whitney Houston. Not just singing like Whitney Houston but actually being Whitney Houston. See, I...

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