Tag Archives: faith

January 10

Gotta Have Faith: What Being Laid Off Taught Me

It is 6:00am on a Sunday, the day of the week that I still associate with church and worship in my head. I wake early seven days a week-a vestige of being raised by my Grandma-but continue to stay in bed anyway. Forty five minutes pass and the lyrics from a Jill Scott song begin […]

September 30

Just Like Music: “Revolution”, 2000

In spite of all the fanfare and worry that took place leading up to the new millennium the year 2000 arrived with little complication. For me 2000 was the year I finally began to make halting steps towards adulthood. The year before I left my childhood church for one of my own choosing, an act […]

Blessed Assurance, Part I

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine, Oh what a foretaste of glory divine; Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of his spirit, washed in His blood… The quote above is taken from an old hymn that we sang frequently in my church. As people who know me begin to react to my agnostic atheism and […]