Entries by Carrie Nantais

For Jesus or for Santa?

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved the Christmas lights, the smell of the cookies, the parties filled with the many cousins, and of course, waking up on Christmas morning believing that Santa had visited us sometime during the night.

What is more practical, as a faith-filled, justice-oriented parent, than to teach my child to pray?

What is more practical, as a faith-filled, justice-oriented parent, than to teach my child to pray? It can’t be that hard, right?

Trayvon’s life is just as important as mine.

While no one will ever really know what was in George Zimmerman’s heart and mind except for him, what we do know is that Trayvon Martin was an innocent, unarmed young black boy who was killed for no reason at all.