New Life is Springing

It is the fifth week of Lent and already I am experiencing the desert as both beautiful and lonely. Perhaps you can relate. Perhaps you, like me, are feeling tired. Come, sit with me in beauty for a while. Come, new life is springing. The desert is accustomed to extremes. Flora and cacti born intoContinue reading “New Life is Springing”

Pure, a Book Review and Deconstructing Purity Culture: At the Intersections of Black, Female & Womanist

Illustration by Katarzyna Bogdańska A few days ago, I stumbled across the book “Pure” by Linda Kay Klein. I couldn’t put it down. Surely, this book would provide both critical insight and compelling testimony into the insidious innerworkings of peak Evangelical purity culture. Unfortunately, the 35-page Introduction was the best part of the book. At once bothContinue reading “Pure, a Book Review and Deconstructing Purity Culture: At the Intersections of Black, Female & Womanist”