God is with us in the struggle to survive, amid the throes of poverty, in the fight for freedom, in a world full of violence.
Motherhood is an earthy, human, painful, female event, filled with soaring joy and searing pain. God came to us like this.
We need a more robust theology of a God who suffers with us—who was born on the margins and executed on the cross, who knows what it feels like to say “I can’t breathe”—as thousands of folks are saying throughout the streets of America. God is with us.