Left Behind or Sent Ahead?

And now don’t be grieved or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life. Genesis 45:5 CSB I love studying historical women who were ceiling breakers. Anyone who knows me knows that Maria W. Stewart is one of my favorite figures. She lived in the nineteenth …

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In Creating

I wrote my dissertation, Womanish Ways, in about a year. I had the funding to concentrate on it completely without working or teaching, and I had the motivation to get it one before I started my first position as a professor. As a graduate student, it was a privileged position to be in. But as …

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Invited

Jesus, overhearing, shot back, “Who needs a doctor: the healthy or the sick? Go figure out what this Scripture means: ‘I’m after mercy, not religion.’ I’m here to invite outsiders, not coddle insiders.”Matthew 9:12‭-‬13 MSG Thank you, Lord, that we are invited to spend time with You--the God of the universe. Through Your Son Jesus, …

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