Being multiracial is an honor. But it doesn't always feel that way. Sometimes we wonder where we fit, who our community is and who can understand us. When faced with a form that requires us to check an ethnicity, we sometimes simply feel like "none of the above." But God loves multiracial people and interracial families. There is a special place for us in God's plan. God wants to give us a sense of wholeness and worth as a person made in God's very likeness. This book will help us to understand the experiences of others like us. It will make clear the challenges and pitfalls of the journey but also reveal the path to new life. There's help here in developing ethnic identity, better understanding family or origin, even figuring out who to marry! Most of all, we'll gain a sense of God's purpose for us. For those who aren't multiracial but know someone who is, this book will give insight into a child, spouse or friend. Living joyfully as a multiracial person means finding the hope and courage to Check All That Apply and embrace all of who we are.
Where do you fit? Who is your community? Who really understands you? Being multiracial is often confusing, frustrating and lonely. Perhaps you feel as Sundee Tucker Frazier sometimes does when faced with yet another form asking for her ethnic identifiction--like "none of the above." In this book, Frazier offers good news: God loves multiracial people and their interracial families. There is a special place for you in God's plan! And God wants to give you a sense of wholeness, worth and belonging--as one made in God's very likeness. Frazier helps you understand the experiences that form who you are and shows how to connect with others like you. She offers insight for developing your ethnic identity, understanding your family of origin--even figuring out who to marry! Most of all, she encourages you to gain a sense of God's purpose for your life. And for those who aren't multiracial themselves but know someone who is, she clarifies the challenges and rewards of sensitive relating. With Frazier you'll embark on a journey of personal discovery--with the goal of embracing all of who you are. You'll discover joy in living as a multiracial person as you gain the hope and courage to "check all that apply."
Sundee Tucker Frazier is a full-time mother and children's writer. She worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for ten years, first on campus staff and then as the worship leader with her husband, Matt, for Urbana 2000, InterVarsity's student missions convention. She is the author of (IVP, 2002) and (Delacorte Press/Random House, 2007).
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