Frances Hood: The Last Thanksgiving


  I recounted the following story after I found out my grandmother died a little over a week after last Thanksgiving:   Though I have had many beautiful conversations with my grandmother, I will always cherish the last one. My grandmother has never been able to understand my activism and progressive ministry. While I was […]

Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #511 Ray Jasper / March 19, 2014


*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Ray Jasper: “…stay strong and faithful to God.” Sometimes we deny our own strength. Unbeknownst to us, God has placed deep reservoirs of strength within every person. Upon the culmination of many hard years on death row, […]