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Nayamka Ward


Children in the Courtyard

It’s Saturday night, and I am engulfed on social media following the protests, riots, and looting that have erupted across the country. I am tracking tweets as intensely as a stock broker follows the market. I am prayful, anxious,…



Emptiness is a feelings that is meant to point us to God and away from pointless distractions.…


The Dress That Twirls: Redefining Peter Pan Syndrome

“I want the dress that twirls,” Mary Beth protested to her mother. We were headed out to enjoy an Easter Sunday stroll around town when she suddenly requested this outfit change. I immediately thought, “What is the dress that…


From Black to Human

If we want to end racism, we have to abolish the belief system at the root of racism - race.…


Tears, Blood, and Sorrow

How The Columbus Day Controversy Re-Kindled God’s Heart Within Me For The Native Americans I wasn’t a fan of Columbus Day well before the anti-sentiments became a cultural norm. I never understood for years why Columbus Day is a…