Starting Places

Five years ago, Judge Ed Emmett rang me up as I was juggling two phones trying to get information about…

The Sweat of Terror

Australia Ten years ago I was in Australia, near Melbourne, with people who had lived through a nightmare. The Kinglake fire…

Limbo Limbo Limbo

slow and low I share about patterns. Here’s the pattern we’re in with respect to recovery (if we can call…

Reckoning

In the aftermath of any catastrophe people and communities journey through a set of stages/states one of which I’ve labeled…

FAITH >= HUMILITY

I owe a debt of gratitude to women of color. WOC. Gave me a view of womanhood. Of service. Of…

DREAD > HEAVY > READY

The air is thick outside and heavy with the scent of Gulf island tears. I know you’re prepared. Probably over…

NO ONE IS COMING

Houston. Harris County. Being a blue city/region in a red state is really dangerous. If we forget to unite the…