Category Archives: Violence

Not So Easily Broken: A Week On the Breaking Plantation

There’s something especially cruel, horrific even, about a breaking plantation…as if slavery itself wasn’t cruel enough. You see, breaking plantations are where they sent the slaves who kept trying to run away. On the grounds of this one where I’ve … Continue reading

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Please Stop Silencing Me or A Tale of Two Women Victims

I had planned to post about today being a bonus day on the calendar—February 29th, Leap Day! I’m more excited about it this year than I remember being before. An extra day, extra time to get things done. My prayers have … Continue reading

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I’m with Rachel…Until

This week I thought I might write about something light-hearted or humorous. It’s the last Monday of 2015 and since life is filled with challenges and comedic moments, I thought it would be good to spread some laughter at the end of … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Herod at Christmas, Terror and All

[W]hile Christ’s birth is a romance about God’s great love for God’s people, it is also a story about a decree, a massacre, about principalities and powers and rulers of wickedness in high places. Continue reading

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