We do not need to perform to earn approval from others. Our sense of identity rests in Christ, not in our abilities or in relationships with other people.
My calling ripples out from my identity in concentric circles, next expressing itself in a Spirit-led posture.
The stories of race are bound up in the story of America and in all of our identities, so directly addressing it with our children is an approach we have no choice but to take. This is especially true because of the tremendous paradox of talking about race in America.
How does your identity shape who you are and how you interact with others?
Perhaps no issue causes more consternation for parents than that of gender. There's just so much anxiety around it all, and parents don't know what they are responsible for or how much any of this matters to their child growing up to be a happy and healthy adult.