As a high schooler, I was a decent student; I did well in class, played sports, was in student leadership . . . I figured I would follow my other overachieving peers and go to the University of Virginia (UVA). If you were smart and southern it was one of the pinnacles of American […]
I began to see students of color sitting alone in the lounge and cafeteria and I started up conversations. I made many mistakes and asked stupid questions. But after having lived and been deep friends with people of color over the past 15 years, here’s what I have learned.
God is transgender. The bible says so in the first 27 verses. Genesis 1:27 “So God created human beings in God’s own image. In the image of God, God created them; male and female God created them.” If man was created in the image of God, and woman was created in the image of the […]
While motherhood is still somewhat abstract, my body is a house. And so, with each pound I gain, like a brick in the foundation, I feel stronger and more powerful than before.
It was easy to be bulimic. My struggle with bulimia was brief but intense. It happened during my third year of college. At the beginning of the summer, I had broken up with my high school sweetheart after a yearslong relationship. The split cut deeply, leaving me in a downward spiral of depression. When school […]
By the time we worked up the courage to tell you we were having some serious doubts about the faith of our childhood, we were so confused and anxious and hurt that we came across a little strong. Eventually the parents and newly agnostic child got so hurt and angry that they stopped talking about it. And the agnostic Millennial went to work for some non-profit and the parents tried to be as supportive as they could, hoping agnosticism was just a phase.