They That Have the Power to Hurt and Will Do None

They That Have the Power to Hurt and Will Do None

Behind me sits my very favorite Shakespearen Sonnet — #94. This poem admonishes us to use our power & influence for good. With our physical strength, we can choose to be “they that have power to hurt and will do none.” My first Shakespeare read was almost a...
What Will We Do?

What Will We Do?

Nikki Giovanni’s poem asks the most important question we face today. What will we do, girls? What new thing is God asking you to think about as you see people with renewed compassion and empathy? Whatever path God paves for you to walk down so you can see ALL of...
To Change the World

To Change the World

Pictures speak powerfully, as seen in my recent Preston Hollow People. Look at her holding the sign, “Sorry for the inconvenience. We are trying… to change the world.” ….. A black woman holds her oversized posterboard as motorists gather to stand behind...
Uniquely Mine

Uniquely Mine

Welcome Taylor Jackson, believer & wife & mother & artist. Read her post below to see how God is teaching her to seek His constancy in a season full of change. “When I was younger, I was always a little self-conscious about my body, never really knowing...
Precious in His Eyes

Precious in His Eyes

Welcome Carlie Lara, Class of 2020, who eagerly anticipates starting SMU this Fall! What I know of Carlie is this — her warmth & kindness are contagious. You’ll feel both when you read her words. “God is teaching me to see my body as a gift by first reminding me,...