Monthly Archives: February 2021

A Word on Trauma and Listening

Judith Herman in her work, Trauma and Recovery, says, “No intervention that takes power away from the survivor can possibly foster her recovery, no matter how much it appears to be in her immediate best interest.” This is why listening … Continue reading

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W. E. B. Du Bois

There is much that can be said about William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963). He was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, and Pan-Africanist. You can read more about his life’s work here … Continue reading

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Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth, named Isabella by her master, escaped from slavery to freedom in 1826 and worked for several years as a domestic in New York City. But when she heard a call to travel, going “up and down the land, … Continue reading

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God is Faithful Even When We Aren’t

“There is a difference of digging deep into scripture, and dangerously picking out random words or verses that fit your worldview. If you’re reading or proclaiming a new view that no one is seeing or has seen before, it’s probably … Continue reading

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“Mother” Dabney

Many of us have heard of Mother Teresa, but have we heard of Mother Dabney. Not much is known about her life outside of her ministry. What we do know is that in 1925, she and her husband went to … Continue reading

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