Wellness & Self-Care in the Age of Despair

A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to your own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me. I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you willContinue reading “Wellness & Self-Care in the Age of Despair”

Leaning in: Visiting Predominately White Mennonite Churches as a POC

I really dislike visiting new churches. As much as I like new adventures and pride myself as being adaptable, I appreciate the known. I like knowing what is “expected attire” for church. I like knowing when it is appropriate to stand and sit or how a certain song goes. So, this past year, I foundContinue reading “Leaning in: Visiting Predominately White Mennonite Churches as a POC”

On the Subject of White Mennonites & Gun Violence & #marchforourlives

Photos Courtesy of Google Photos via Washington Post and NBC News Archive Has anyone else been feeling irritable and anxious lately? In the wake of the Parkland shooting, I found myself at one point quite literally curled up in a fetal position on my bed, sobbing. Really?! Another shooting, God?! As a black woman andContinue reading “On the Subject of White Mennonites & Gun Violence & #marchforourlives”