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Get Uncomfortable with Get Out

I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect when entering the theater to watch the newly released Get Out.  On the one hand, the previews looked creepy enough.  1,964 more words

Horror

I, Daniel Blake

I’m recommending the movie ‘I, Daniel Blake’ () to everyone I see, who I know is interested in social justice. It’s a terrifying picture of an inflexible system getting it so wrong. 759 more words

Sticking Jesus on the massive history of racial and systemic injustice doesn’t heal anything, it only makes Jesus look inadequate and small. While I’m a firm believer that walking with Jesus in our moments can give us the ability to walk alongside one another’s pain, it’s not the same as understanding others’ stories by listening to them with our ears and our hearts and our lives.

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Book Quotes

When the irrefutable evidence gets splattered all over your favorite shoes

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to my initial reaction after the election — the morning after that too-late Tuesday night, when I’d gone to bed exhausted, my nerves worn to a thin fray. 1,288 more words

Writing

On Things I Must Believe

There are certain things I have to believe.

I have to believe that God is good. Though it doesn’t always seem like He is. It doesn’t seem like His plans are always good. 467 more words

Planet Ernesto | LAUP Narratives

“What’s on Planet Ernesto?” I asked.

“There’s LOTS of dirt for dirt bikes and motorcycles, and so many trees that grow apples- but not the fruit kind, the candy ones.

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