The (FREE) first chapter of my new book:

Below is the first chapter of my new book, “We Are Not Mahogany: Three stories about the male African life,” now available on Amazon.com. These short stories capture my dissertation findings. The book also includes a study-guide and analysis that…

Why a Donkey?

Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem is celebrated and remembered by many people today. The idea of the Christ riding on a donkey as people declare, “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord,” strikes me in a…

When do we become good?

On a recent episode of NPR’s “This American Life,” this question was posed: “When do people become bad?” A professor very wisely replied that he thought that this was the wrong question. He offered instead that the question should be:…

Hiccups Are Funny

Once again, I share my monthly gratitude list, should it be of interest.  Would love to read yours–if you’d like to post it in a comment below. The person who figured out how to make Kleenex and baby-wipes pop-up, one…