Art of the Month

The Journey

These people took a journey to find something they had only heard in folklore. But something compelled them to move forward. The thing was a star and they began to follow it.

The Bible tells us they came from the East and were called wise men. Imagine the smartest people in the world at the time were following an astronomical phenomena. Whatever was at the end of it had to be life changing.

Christian folklore sometimes refer to these wise men as kings using Isaiah 60 and Psalm 72. They also give them a racial identity making one from China, or India or Persia or even Africa.

Regardless of where they were from. They went somewhere. The star led them on a journey that changed everything.

Art of the Month

I am most grateful for those amazing writers and artists that have share their words with the world over the past couple of centuries. Even though they have not been lauded, people of color have been telling their truths for as long as we have been in the world. These truths are powerful, encouraging, and enlightening.

Alexander Dumas, Phillis Wheatley, Simon of Cyrene, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Priscilla Shirer, Nat Turner, James Baldwin, Cora Jakes Coleman, Maya Angelou, Lorraine Hansberry, Ntzoke Shange, August Wilson, Nelson Mandela, J California Cooper, Lecrae.