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A Queer Nativity

It’s Christmas Eve. My family spent the morning eating (dim sum), the afternoon moving furniture around and arguing about how much junk my parents accumulate, and the evening eating again (hot pot). Now everyone in this introvert club is in … Continue reading

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Camp and Calling

In the sixth chapter of the book of Isaiah, its titular character has a vision of God, sitting on a throne and surrounded by angels. God booms out in a mighty voice, “Whom shall I send? And who will go … Continue reading

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Re-solve

I resolve to do this, I resolve to do that… The plans we make at the beginning of a year are usually in response to areas in our lives that we feel are lacking. They may even be the consequence … Continue reading

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A Run for Your Money

It’s nearly 3am here in Los Angeles. I can’t really sleep, even though I’m physically exhausted, because I have been napping in fits and spurts all day. There’s a pretty awesome reason behind this, though: my friend and I went to … Continue reading

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Bless You

Tyler suspects that it is on account of my getting older that I am getting sick more often these days. This hypothesis may hold some water, especially given that other possible explanations, such as me being more stressed out lately or … Continue reading

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On Slaves, Selma, and Sermons

Yesterday, I watched The Birth of a Nation (2016). Apart from being a beautiful, tragic, and inspirational must-see, it has gotten me thinking about Nat Turner, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the religious traditions that have both upheld and denounced … Continue reading

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Seven Scenes from the Shelter

It is 6:30am, and the dishwasher is broken. Someone from a previous shift left a note on the door of the machine that said, “The bottom rack is missing its wheels, so we used knives to prop it up as … Continue reading

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