Walter Mwasi Williams III
8 min readFeb 20, 2020
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I was once religious. I felt a genuine love for the Word, the Gospel, and even considered becoming a pastor during my early years. I imagined having a small church that would serve as the heart and soul of a community.

That all feels like a lifetime ago.

With age there came questions. Questions that rarely ever received satisfactory answers. At first faith was the successful stopgap. I was told, and sometimes chastised…