The Burning Bush
Some realities are projected onto others disallowing them to be free. My father called this being Black in America. And some realities are not yet. Our children will call that home.
The Rev. Charles (Chaz) Lattimore Howard, Ph.D., is an Episcopal Priest and The University Chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania. He has served in both hospital and hospice chaplaincies, and as a street outreach worker to individuals experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. His writing has been featured in such publications as Black Theology: An International Journal, Daily Good, Sojourners magazine, Christianity Today’s Leadership Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, The Huffington Post, The Christian Century, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Forward, and Slate. He is the author of five books including most recently "Pond River Ocean Rain," a collection of brief essays about going deeper with God, and the forthcoming book "The Bottom: A Theopoetic of the Streets." He shares life with his beloved wife Dr. Lia C. Howard and their three daughters.