Toads and Diamonds

By Hailey Joy Scandrette Note: When I tried to respond to the prompt on being a relational being this month, I was caught somewhat off-guard by my inability to put my thoughts and feelings into words. I’m very much in the midst of working through a lot vis a vis my relationship with relationships, so I’ve decided that the most vulnerability I can muster this month … Continue reading Toads and Diamonds

Called to Unconditional Love

By Brent Andrews Social justice is a part of everything we do, every person we meet, every interaction we have. Our perspectives have been formed by millions of observed and experienced oppressions or privileges that shape our language and subsequent behavior. We are exposed to family, friends, acquaintances, strangers and media who build stereotypes of things and people we don’t know. We hear groups being … Continue reading Called to Unconditional Love

Note to Self: (for when you’re afraid)

By Hailey Joy Scandrette Remember darling, that your words are only as powerful as you allow them to be; so don’t hold them captive because they trip over each other with clumsy excitement that makes your heart beat too fast, your ribs are a cage for the words you don’t say, so speak, but first breathe in and out, in and out. Remember darling, that … Continue reading Note to Self: (for when you’re afraid)