Who is a racist? In the wake of the election results, there are a lot of people who feel fear that our country has gone backwards and that somehow racism had receded and now, because of one man, it has reemerged. I understand why, but as I see it, what is happening is that we … More Can You Be Racist In the Dark?
Somewhere in time there is a part of me that I visit frequently. He is in a dark room and he feels alone. He is living a lie. He believes that he is separate from God and from everything else in life–the consummate individual. Even though he knows that he can get up and walk … More Coming Out of the Dark…
When I decided to accept the teaching of Jesus’ lineage as a Spiritual practice, I knew what I was getting myself into. I grew up Christian so I know how easy it can be to go to church on Sunday and have an emotional or mental release only to turn right back around on Monday … More Where Does All the Evil Go?
Sometimes I really get tired of trying to communicate to people because many of us only hear what we want to hear. Especially these days when most people get so easily offended and feel like having everything go our way is a right. If I could say it out of kindness, I’d say to them … More Taking No For An Answer
Several days before actually going to see The Green Lantern, I was feeling this nagging sense that I was going to find some answers to some issues I was working on within the storyline of the film. I was researching the biblical idea of God’s strength being made perfect in weakness and as such had been … More Seeing The Green Lantern As a Parable (Power Through Weakness)
There’s no way I can completely explain to someone who is “uninitiated”, the things that were ministered to me for the next 19 hours because as it says in 1 Corinthians 2, “ Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” … More Road Trip With God, DMX, and 23 Bottles of Water – Full Circle
It’s been over 11 years since I walked into the Wherehouse and sold almost all of my rap CDs. Looking like a crackhead–no offense–I went in there all shaky asking, “How much can I get for these?” I’m sure the cashier thought I stole them. Why else would a young black man come into a store and … More Road Trip with God, DMX, and 23 Bottles of Water, Part 1
In writing this post, I am making the assumption that most of you who visit this blog have made the choice to deliberately investigate your life and are open to going as deep as possible to know yourself. I will also assume that you believe that it is possible to know yourself as your Creator knows you much the … More Evil Is Laziness