I walk alongside this road every day, most of the time in the morning, but sometimes in the evening and even at night. One morning, perhaps ten years ago, I picked up a letter lying on the ground by the mailbox of this single-wide mobile home. Not wanting to return it to the box, I walked over to the steps of the mobile home, to the porch, then opened the screen to knock.
Heart disease is the number one cause of deaths in the United States. It doesn’t matter the race or sex, this When you hear the words “heart disease,” you probably think of heart attacks or strokes. However, high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), poor circulation, and abnormal heartbeats are heart disease as well.
While I was being treated for pneumonia and Covid-19 at Atrium Union, I felt secure, but when the doctor said I was I was physically well enough to return home, I had to go. At home I spent most of my time on the couch, staying awake at night, then napping throughout the day.
Coming as it was from one of the most well known pastors in the world, I could not have been more disappointed with what I was listening to. To actually hear the (no doubt very well-meaning) words “As a white pastor, I am part of the problem” from the pulpit, ostensibly as part of a Biblical sermon, was bewildering.