A Bit More Tangled

I pour some of the cloudy mixture over my scalp and begin scrubbing. There’s no satisfying lather to let me know I’ve covered and cleaned every inch of my hair, so I flex my fingers over and over again, massaging my scalp deeply, using my fingernails and rubbing my hair against the grain. I gave … More A Bit More Tangled

The Washing

From where I sit at my wooden desk on the second floor of this sprawling office building, I can see the sky — not through a window, but through the octagonal skylight capping the atrium. What seemed like moments ago, the sky was blue, quintessential sky blue, with the kind of puffy clouds I’ve always … More The Washing

Framing Conflict, and More “Blood Brothers”

As March rolled in, I introduced Blood Brothers for The Red Couch Book Club at SheLoves Magazine. You can read my post and the discussion post by Annie Rim at SheLoves Magazine. In my own commitment to writing about the intersection of faith and media, faith and communication, I also wanted to offer some further thoughts on … More Framing Conflict, and More “Blood Brothers”

Blood Brothers

As part of the The Red Couch Book Club with SheLoves Magazine, I am introducing the book Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour for the month of March. Join me at SheLoves Magazine for the whole introductory post. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.  (Matthew 5:9) Last fall, my local YMCA hosted … More Blood Brothers