…”in a racist society, God is never color-blind. To say God is color-blind is analogous to saying that God is blind to justice and injustice, to right and wrong, to good and evil.” — James Cone, A Black Theology of Liberation.

“Will we repent?” That’s been the call from several white pastors, preachers, theologians and parishioners in response to what many are calling our country’s worst racial reckoning since the Civil Rights era of the sixties. Every day, with new stories and new faces to lament, church folks of all hues…

“Still the other seed fell on good soil. It came up and yielded a crop, a hundred times more than was sown.” — Luke 7:8 (NIV)

I thought I dodged you until I found your Twitter. I guess I needed a reminder about my greatest mistake and the most joyless decision ever made.

I called you by so many names as I read your pontifications about love and life. I caught it fairly quick that I…

So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. — John 8:36 (NIV)

Free From Entanglements

“I just wanted to feel good.” I felt that shit, sure did.

The world — Black Twitter/Tumblr/Instagram/Internet — seems to be slowly getting over the best 3:00 PM on a Friday “news dump” of the 21st century: The Entanglement. The most riveting twelve minutes of Red Table Talk history, Will…

“Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” - 1 Chronicles 4:10


God coerced the moon, stars, sun and sky to orchestrate a moment like this. You and me. Us. Too perfect.

Too perfect.

Orchestrate a moment where you, mere weeks before your wedding, ask if I, minutes before blocking both you and her on Facebook, still had feelings for you. It…

Ciara Todd

Memoirist in spirit and in truth. Christian essayist when both the spirit and truth move me. email: crjtwrites[at]gmail.com

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