Who are your best, most challenging teachers?
I have long been on record saying that I think teaching is one of the hardest, most important, and undervalued jobs in our country. I have always admired and respected teachers. My mom was a teacher when I when I was little; I can remember playing school in her classroom like it was yesterday. She…Read More →
I recently had the opportunity to write a guest blog post for Brownicity, an organization doing really important anti-racist work with people of all ages. What I shared is below. When this post goes live, less than three weeks will have passed since the horrific, racially- motivated shooting near Buffalo, NY. As I thought about what I…Read More →
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…Read More →
As I get ready to post this, Erin Jackson just became the first Black woman to win an individual medal in speed skating at the Olympics. She is an incredible athlete with such a neat story (she is relatively new to the sport!) and just seems like such a cool, humble human. I love hearing…Read More →
I wrote a book. Phew- that felt fun and incredibly scary to write. Fun because it has been a life long dream of mine to publish a book but it wasn’t until about four years ago that I finally figured out the content. Scary because vulnerability is hard for me and it feels really, freaking…Read More →
For now, this section of the Blog will explore topics I write about in my first book, The Colorful Image of God. My prayer is that as people engage here, they will want to go deeper with the full content in the book when it is released. In the future, I will go deeper into…Read More →