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Keeping the Faith

On Hell On Earth

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion
Safiya Jafari Simmons

I used to say I couldn't wait for my husband, an active duty 11-year veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department in D.C., to get another job and not be an officer. But this week served only to remind me that badge or not, he perhaps still wouldn't be safe in his own brown skin.

The Anatomy Of Hope

Roberta Gately | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Roberta Gately

On those days when nothing seems possible, we have to believe in ourselves and ultimately in the temporary nature of our discontent. And with a little effort, and a practiced approach, we can find our way past our own stumbling blocks and make our way to the possibilities that hope offers.

Soul-Talk: What Happens When God Closes A Door?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

While I haven't always found that window when the door closed in the past, some part of me has clung to that belief over the years. In my recent experience, I have discovered that it just isn't true: He doesn't merely open a window, He actually opens a universe.