Note: I absolutely do not wish to appropriate these individuals, their stories, or the problems minorities face by usurping this campaign for my own spiritual experience. I still have blind spots and I still make mistakes, so if this is in any way insensitive, please let me know. Thanks.
I recently had a conversation with my boyfriend about the ways in which people hear and experience God. We both were implicitly taught that the two primary ways to hear God are through scripture and prayer. However we both agreed we more frequently experience God in completely different, unexpected ways. As I recounted one of my more recent experiences, I couldn’t help but begin to cry. Continue reading “I Heard the Voice of God in a Black Woman’s Name”