I will write as art first and foremost- to add to the beauty in the world. My writing is my art. It is my craft. It is what I create. It is not primarily criticism nor activism nor theology. It is a shaping of the components of the world in a way that contributes light and glory.
We were a little nervous, as one always is when welcoming new people into your home. The couple and their two young children joined us for dinner and I could tell that they were a bit nervous too. They were dressed up in dresses and collared shirts, their children’s hair shining with styling gel and care. We all shook hands too hard and greeted too much, overly polite, covering our insecurities with eagerness.