I slept well last night after having a peaceful, productive, day:
- I puttered about in my vegetable and flower gardens.
- I recorded a sermon for this coming Sunday’s Pentecost service, and conferred with our Church’s Senior Minister on some aspects of the process.
- I did some research into what needs to be done for our church to re-open, and when that should happen.
- I visited with my Mother, who lives nearby.
- I went grocery shopping (a little frustrated because I can’t find my favorite Organic Fair Trade Instant Coffee anywhere).
- Paid some bills.
- I took delivery on a new lawn mower (to replace an ancient one that recently died).
- I played with my son.
- I made plans with my wife for tasks that need to be done in the next few days.
- I did a fair amount of Facebooking.
- And, at the end of the day, I spent some time watching Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” on streaming video.
In other words, I did nothing really unusual – at least not unusual for me in this time of the COVID-19 Shutdown.
Life continues – albeit at a slightly slower pace.
But consider the way the days and nights have gone recently for many of my friends, particularly Ministers, who are both Male and Black…Continue reading “I Slept Well Last Night: Reflections on My White Privilege”