Cassandra is currently a Master of Divinity Student at Emory University's Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, GA. She earned a B.A. in Drama & Theatre from Spelman College and a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. Cassandra is a writer, director, producer, editor, actor, web and graphic designer and licensed Baptist minister. She is the Co-Founder of the N.E.W. Youth Leadership Academy, a faith-based arts, policy and eco-advocacy program for at-risk and in-risk youth in Atlanta. Cassandra is a compassionate leader who enjoys working with others and discovering God's true omnipotence in all of creation.
Earlier this week, I stood on the edge of the rim watching the colors of day fade into night and cascade across the sky. Until that night, I never saw a bright and vivid red ever join the pallet of colors ensconced by the setting sun, but just because it had never been for me, there it was--a first. As if God had taken the smallest paint brush and created the strokes of red just atop the clouds.
I was dehydrated this weekend. It was my second bout with this beast.
It’s funny how things work when you’re operating in faith—the way the particulars of life come together so unexpectedly.
It's amazing how in only two weeks the world I once knew--so vast, large, expansive--has become so small. Here in the Grand Canyon, it's a small town, small village and a great big canyon.
If there’s one thing I’ve come to understand about ministry it’s that you never really know what to expect.