Jesus Smokes Weed


  Walking into the grocery store, I was approached by a rough brother. The closer he got, the more concerned I got. When he started to speak, I had no idea what he was going to say. Then he got to the point, “You got any weed?” I replied, “I’m sorry, I don’t.” Walking away, […]

The Genocide of the Mentally Ill


  Jason Harrison is dead. Jason Harrison is not dead because he was holding a screwdriver and made a movement toward Dallas police. Jason Harrison is dead because we live in a society that refuses to value and protect the lives of the mentally ill. If Dallas police officers had engaged the situation with the […]

A Magical Moment of a Hidden Sickness


I am sick. I am not talking about the kind of sick that you are able to get over. My sickness is chronic. Though I take medicine twice daily, I will never be healed. Then again, I don’t know that I want to be. The construction of my mind is terribly important to who I […]

Beyond Borders: An Unexpected Trip to Mexico with a Dying Man


  I didn’t expect to be on a flight to Mexico.  I thought I would spend most of today completing multiple unfinished writing projects that I have long neglected.  Things changed when I met Ramon.  Carrollton, Texas is not the type of place one would expect miracles to happen.  When I pulled up to the […]