Waiting in the Dark

As the world settles in to watch the Winter Olympics in just a few days, I am struggling to find the full enthusiasm I normally boast at this time of year.  I love the Olympics.  The human interest stories.  The competition.  The athletes’ dedication. The love of country.  The camaraderie.  The teary-eyed parents in the…
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Concentric Circles and The Power of Relationships

If you are alive in 2022, your heart is heavy. Just when we think there can’t possibly be one more global crisis, there is. Just when we think we are emerging from the ashes, we get pushed back down. In the last few weeks, I have been thinking about the visual of concentric circles as…
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Teaching My Kids They Are White

Why do you spend time talking to your young kids about their White skin and privilege?  This was a question I got recently at a discussion of my newly published book, The Colorful Image of God.  The participant asked in an inquisitive tone (which I appreciated!), but it was clear based on her commentary leading…
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