,Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof."
Writing takes me on unanticipated journeys. Writing allows me to look out, and look in, deeply. I take great care to say well what I do say and take responsibility for what makes it on the page, hoping, praying to bless, certainly to cause no harm.
Every now and then, something makes me really angry, or wounds me gravely. When that happens, I take time to be still, waiting for the learning to overtake the hurt. Then, I write.
|today, I’m Going There. Would you |
please come along and read today’s post?
Deidra Riggs from Jumping Tandem gave me an opportunity to Go There. In her words,
…“Going There” came about as a result of the 31 Days In My Brown Skin series I wrote in October, 2012. (You can read those posts here.) The series generated a lot of valuable dialogue, and when the thirty-one days were over, it felt as if the conversation wasn’t done. So, I invite you to share your story as it relates to issues of race, ethnicity, and culture in your every day life.
The goal of “Going There” is to encourage ongoing dialogue about topics of race, ethnicity, and culture in a way that is thoughtful and that shows respect, with the goal of advancing our understanding of the beautiful diversity in the humanity that surrounds us.
So, today, I’m Going There. Would you please come along and read today’s post?