Emanuel AME Church

On The Charleston Shooting…

Emanuel AME Church

I wasn't going to write anything because I worried words would fail, but I think keeping silent is worse. I am appalled and devastated that our country is so steeped in racial violence. It's a sickness, and we aren't getting better. For merely having a President Obama bumper sticker on our car, my family has been harassed ...

Ash Wednesday

Lent Without A Church

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins today, and I struggled so much with how to approach these 40 days that I pretended it wasn't happening until ashy foreheads appeared. Back in November, my family started attending a church again, but it's going through changes, which already make me feel like the church is not a good fit even with my ...