What If: Reimagining Race Relations After the American Civil War

What was meant to become the zenith of American race relations became, instead, its nadir.

American Conservatives

Have we not seen this before? Is America truly too great to fall?

The Snip, The Cough, and The Penguin: A Short Story About a Vasectomy and Other Things

A syringe was mentioned, numbing was discussed, the site of injection was determined, and a cold grasp felt.

A Lament for Bucha

Bucha, we have looked upon your misery and we see you.

Short Post: Struggling With Numbness and Rage

I’m stuck in between numbness and rage in the face of continual abuse of power, denial of trauma and racism, denial of the legacy of racism and trauma, denial of abuse all around. 

A Painful Rediscovery: A Look Into Where My Heart & Mind Are Today

The Heavens watch and they wait.

Church Health 101: Destigmatizing Pain and Suffering

The Lewis Revelation “Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.’” C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain ItContinue reading “Church Health 101: Destigmatizing Pain and Suffering”