Seeing Color


June 19, 2018

"You get a car! You get a car! You get a car! You get a car! Everybody gets a car!" 

It's one of the most iconic moments in daytime television. Picture it (or just YouTube it): First Oprah gives away 11 cars on her wildly successful talk show. Big deal, right? But the...

February 26, 2018

“We need to step back and realize this is real grief speaking from real wounds.”

My wife and I were speaking with a friend about headlines consuming the East Coast, particularly where we lived only 50 miles from Baltimore. In spring 2015, a young black man, Freddie Gray...

September 19, 2017

“When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.”-Leviticus...

August 16, 2017

A mother with heavy eyelids, standing firm-footed at a NICU crib. A mother on hands and knees, pulling cherry tomatoes from a backyard garden for supper's side salad. A mother with an empty house, a comfy sofa, and a cue full of Netflix movies.

No matter what a mother i...

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