elders

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the wisdom she heard from the elders in her church growing up, and later on in life, coming to understand the full gravity of that wisdom and what it meant. When we’re younger and we get advice from our elders, sometimes we right it off […]

Erica Campbell recalls hanging out at her grandma’s house as kid with all of her siblings. If any of the kids acted up, Erica recalls, their grandma wouldn’t be mean or yell at them, she would pray at them. In this way she would reprimand them in love, as opposed to being antagonistic or spiteful. […]