Narrated by Symphony Chau There is supposed to be a poem here. But nothing is as it’s supposed to be these days. Everything feels upended. It’s hard to keep track of days, much less announcements and official...Read More
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Source: Kimberly Mark “They need to wait in line. Go through the proper channels. If I had to, they should, too.”“They’re taking our jobs. They’re taking advantage of our welfare system.”“They could be spies, terrorists,...Read More
Source: Unsplash [CW: ableism, mental health] “How are you?”“I’m fine!” I rehearsed the words, over and over. I needed to convince my friends that I was just fine. I didn’t want them to know that I’d just spent the last 3 months...Read More
Source: Steven Lee Readings Ephesians 5:25-33 (NRSV)1 Corinthians 7:25-40 (NRSV) It’s a narrative you don’t really expect to rule your life as much as it does. When this Bride of Christ metaphor was first written...Read More
Source: Unsplash Reading: Galatians 5:13-26 In his sermon for the first Sunday of Lent, Augustine of Hippo preached, “It seems fitting that we, who are about to honor the Passion of our crucified Lord in the very near future,...Read More
Remembering is a radical act when colonialism depends on our communities forgetting our history and our shared humanity. Remembering is a radical act when imperialism makes us forget that our bodies are more than commodities,...Read More
I bought myself a pineapple in December.
Without thinking, plunked it in the basket.
It wasn’t on sale.
It wasn’t particularly colorful
It was mostly unripe—
Bright green, like bamboo,
With a foreshadowing of yellow.Read More