Since Reading Alice Walker’s “The Cushion in the Road”

I’ve been reading Alice Walker’s latest collection of essays, The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm’s Way 2013, and find myself contemplating her musings well after I have put down the text.  Keeping my nose out of Walker’s text proves challenging, and I am already a bit saddened that I am coming to its end. Nevertheless, while tiresomely driving to Miami … Continue reading Since Reading Alice Walker’s “The Cushion in the Road”

Thinking about the Cross: A Response to Alice Walker’s “Reclaiming the Cross”

“At the cross at the cross where I first saw the light, and the burden of my heart rolled away.  It was there by faith I received my sight, and now I am happy all the day.”  –Isaac Watts I have re-engaged with Alice Walker, (thank you, Summer, for giving me the time and space to do so), and am reading her collection of essays … Continue reading Thinking about the Cross: A Response to Alice Walker’s “Reclaiming the Cross”