Thoughts on Lecrae’s Racial Identity Revelations

When I first started making my way back to Christian faith, hip-hop helped.  It wasn't necessarily because part of my background is black and the men I was listening to were black.  It was because they talked about faith and I could move my feet to their jubilant praise.  Listening to Lecrae, Trip Lee, KB, … Continue reading Thoughts on Lecrae’s Racial Identity Revelations

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Photo Diary: The Somewhat Satanic Sloppy Sadness of North Mississippi Ave.

Back in the day, many moons ago, I lived in North Portland before gentrification turned the area into an area I no longer recognize.  My wife and I decided the last time we visited my old stomping grounds to take photos of the decay on our next visit.  Here are some of the photos I took, … Continue reading Photo Diary: The Somewhat Satanic Sloppy Sadness of North Mississippi Ave.

From Pence to Pepsi. The Fallacy of Being Woke

In this age of poor grammar, is doesn't surprise me that those supposedly "in the know" or those who believe to have had their "consciousness raised," would misuse the origin of a word to convey "awareness."  This folly is just a beautiful entry way into the fallacy that is being "woke" or believing any individual, regardless of background, … Continue reading From Pence to Pepsi. The Fallacy of Being Woke