GONE AGAPE

divine | self-sacrificing | unconditional | volitional | active

to go agape (uh-gop-ay) is to BE love. to go apape is also to be open, and to find healing in that transparency. sometimes that means repairing the most broken parts of us or unlearning all that we know, in an effort to know and do better.

It’s Electric!

There is something electric in the air right now. As the gyms get crowded and whole foods line is longer and the temperatures drop further and further-- on my walks home I am reminded that there is already more light than there was at 5 pm in December. There is...

Your Love Won’t Trump Hate

Your Love Won’t Trump Hate

Toni Morrison taught me early on that love is never any better than the lover. She warned us in the pages of The Bluest Eye that “wicked people love wickedly, violent people love violently, weak people love weakly…” So when I see exasperated faces and secret Facebook...

it’s moonlight again.

This week Common released an album aptly titled: Black America Again. It's been playing down the halls of Harvard. And I am moved by how far and wide art takes us, lifts us. In a week where we are confronted with a close election between a woman and an out bigot,...

Are you sure you want a Title IX Coordinator?

Are you sure you want a Title IX Coordinator?

Universities around the country are on the hunt for Title IX Coordinators. The job descriptions are all similar, most taking from language written in the Department of Education's April 2015 guidance on Title IX Coordinators. Once a 'bonus' title for some (un?)lucky...

rainbows are ridiculous

rainbows are ridiculous

Someone might think you're a special kind of monster if you don't like rainbows. I mean rainbows are some magical sign of healing, joy, color...DESPITE. Despite a torrential downpour, or a thunderstorm, a rainbow is a special kind of fuck you to dark and difficult...