Everything I bring to the table of discussion here is informed by more than thirty years of living and working in an east side, inner city Detroit neighborhood, which was part of the poorest congressional district in the country when I moved there in 1974.  Over time, in slow motion, all of my presuppositions about race were “broken down” by lower income African American neighbors and I gradually assimilated a quite different point of view than I had grown up with.  What happened on…Continue Reading “Comments on the New Administration”

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes…for the former things have passed away. —Rev. 21:4 Grace and Peace to you in the name of the beloved parent G-d, and their anointed offspring, Jesus! I come in peace! Also in anger, shame, and exhaustion. I come to you now as an expert in a highly specialized field—wiping White tears. Through a lifetime of jobs in the service industry, I have worked in nursing homes, schools, hospitals, churches, and private homes. I have ministered, in…Continue Reading “To Wipe, or not to Wipe? A Treatise on White Tears”