Racism: The Sting That Doesn’t Go Away

Writing about bees and gardens is my preference, but I simply cannot write about these things while so many people are in so much pain. This post is from Left Field and deals with topics that aren’t very pleasant. We can’t bring about the change our world needs if we are only willing to talk about pleasant things that make us feel comfortable. This blog is my platform, and I feel it is important to use it to speak out against racism.

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The Most Important Crop I Am Growing This Year

I was unsure if I should even write a post this week.  The events of the past two weeks have been jarring, and they exposed the deep wounds that racism continues to inflict on the nation.  I pray for comfort, justice and peace for all of those who are hurting now.  While I agree that silence is complicity, I also think that we don’t all need to speak at once.  This period has been a time of deep reflection for me, and I intend to write more fully about that in a future Left Field post.  I just don’t have the words yet, so I have been gardening and praying. Continue reading