A short reflection sparked by a nifty 4-minute BBC Earth clip and by my love for those with dragonfly eyes.
Note: the acronym BIPOC used in this piece means “Black, Indigenous, Persons Of Color.” It’s been increasingly used in place of “Persons of Color” as a way to acknowledge that Black persons (through slavery and its aftermath) and Indigenous persons (through land theft and genocidal policies) have uniquely painful relationships to the impact of racism on U.S. history.
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David Weiss is a theologian, writer, poet and hymnist, doing “public theology” around climate crisis, sexuality, justice, diversity, and peace. Reach him at email@example.com. Read more at www.davidrweiss.com where he blogs under the theme, “Full Frontal Faith: Erring on the Edge of Honest.” Support him in writing Community Supported Theology at www.patreon.com/fullfrontalfaith.