The Good Samaritan

All of my neighbours would probably tell you that I am a good neighbour―except for one. When I shovel snow from my driveway the morning after a snowfall, I always shovel snow from my neighbour-to-the-right’s driveway too. That neighbour is a single Black mother with a teenage daughter and she’s my mother’s friend. She is…

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The Second Christmas

You know about the first Christmas. You know that Christmas fulfilled God’s promise from the Old Testament. You know that a virgin woman named Mary was betrothed to a young man named Joseph. You know that before they married, before they consummated their union, the angel Gabriel appeared to her and announced that she would…

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We Have Not Abolished Racism

William Wilberforce didn’t abolish racism in Britain. John Graves Simcoe didn’t abolish racism in Canada. Thomas Jefferson didn’t abolish racism in America. Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation didn’t abolish racism. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights leaders didn’t abolish racism. Barack Obama’s election didn’t abolish racism. We have abolished slavery, not racism. We have…

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