you can move that over

A lot has happened in the first quarter of 2018. In January, we moved (again). In February, my son, Deuce, made an early arrival (he was due in April). In March, less than two weeks after his birth, I started a new job (again). With the new job came a new, longer commute. If you […]

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losing my primary motivation

It seems pretty contradictory to say that I will gain freedom when I give up all rights to myself. But, I find that’s the essence of being a slave, a bondservant, of Jesus Christ. It means aligning myself with Christ before His resurrection and nailing my will to the cross alongside Him. It means finding […]

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the distribution of opportunity

  How ironic that these words come from a man that admittedly contributed to the limiting of opportunity for hundreds of thousands of black and brown people with his mandatory minimums and other sentencing policies. But don’t let that distract you from the truth in this statement. Photo Credit

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misplaced hope: a black man’s retrospective of the first black president

While we saw President Obama as the first black President, I suppose that he saw himself as the first non-white President. There’s a difference. Let me explain. President Obama had a more than successful presidency when compared to the 43 that came before him. I believe he made some good-willed decisions that positively impacted the […]

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