Out of the Woods
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Out of the Woods

Have Mercy, Lord Jesus

You are the love that we’re missing

Photo by Pedro Vit on Unsplash

We’ve got the justice down to a science, Lord, but we are missing the heart of it all. We cling to the letter of the law. We are missing the entire point of your precepts. Have mercy, Lord Jesus.

Proximity to whiteness is far too great a factor in convictions and sentences. A man who sunburns might get off on self-defense while a Black man…

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Divorced, biracial woman | 23 going on 65 | Editor for Out of the Woods | I write to heal myself and others | Support me at https://ko-fi.com/aashaanna