An Oh-So Tired Christian

Dear Offended Christian, I’m terribly sorry that your feelings are hurt again. I feel bad about that. None of us likes to be criticized, so I totally get it. I know I’ve said some pretty hard words to you recently, and maybe I’ve been somewhat less than “cheery” in my delivery, but that happens when you’re tired. And I am really tired: …

Dear Black Parents, You Need To Stop Doing These 13 Things

We all know there are fundamental differences between raising black children and raising white children. But black parents really do some of the most bizarre and damaging things. Here is an incomplete list of things black parents really need to stop doing to their children. 1. Requiring us to contribute financially while we are still in our teen years …

Thank God!

I try to be a good person. Try to smile at strangers, give my money to people in need, be open and accepting to perspectives that aren’t mine. I try to turn my cheek, hold my tongue instead of lashing out, live with a kind heart rather than a spiteful one. I try to stay …