What Do You Want

Four words that tower over me like Nordic men or Chicago skyscrapers.   You mean, like, right now?   I mean, maybe to weigh five pounds less while enjoying an IPA in a chilled glass. Oh, and a book contract. For starts.   But, no. I misheard.   You mean, like, vocation, vision; Life goals … Continue reading What Do You Want

The Brick in the Toilet (Some Thoughts on Systemic Sin)

Early in the week, I was reminded of, and felt compelled to write about, the reality of “systemic sin.” Why this week? Last weekend I participated in a spoken word event and heard mostly poets of color telling their stories of prejudicial treatment they’ve endured. Also, last weekend, I heard author and activist Austin Channing … Continue reading The Brick in the Toilet (Some Thoughts on Systemic Sin)