We’re all familiar with the phrase “The Race Card.” Here, In Stacking the Deck Series, D.C. Constant takes it a step further, in this satire compilation, which sheds light on stereo-typical views, micro-aggressions, perceptions and double standards about Race, Church, Family and the Workplace. Delivered with wittiness, humor and an eye-brow raising shock fashion, you will truly be ready to have the conversation about Stacking the Deck!
Which card will you find yourself playing?
How many times have you made an “off” color joke or remark about certain groups of people based on stereotypes? How often do you reflect upon your own perceived ideas, prejudice and or inferiority complex? We’re all guilty of these perceived narratives about others, instead of actually taking the time to explore and build relationships with people who do not look like us. Using blanket statements, The Race Card explores the micro-aggressions, prejudices and double standards we all have towards groups who do not look like us. Are you ready to look at yourself, to learn, to grow and to do better? Let’s have the conversation.
Is your relationship with God, contingent on how other people view you? Does your Pastor have more control and authority in your life than God? Do you just go to church, or are you being the church? Do you spread gossip or the Gospel? The Church Card explores various statements only you can honestly answer within yourself and decide if you need to make a change. Not only with your mouth, but with a repentant heart, whereby a change in your behavior has taken place. Are you ready to look at yourself, to learn, to grow and to do better? Let’s have the conversation.
What type of family do you have? Fun, loving and affectionate? Obnoxious, dysfunctional and over-bearing? What family secrets have you kept for years that’s making you mentally and physically sick? The Family Card explores how some families can take one another for granted, refuse to stay drama free, to not protecting the most innocent of victims. Do you owe someone in your family a repentant apology? Why haven’t you apologize? Are you ready to look at yourself, to learn, to grow and to do better? Let’s have the conversation.
Do you love your job? Hate it? Do you have a wonderful supervisor? Or the supervisor from another planet? Are you the gossiper? The peacemaker? The introvert? The one who just doesn’t care, because you’re only at work for the paycheck and not to make friends? The Office Card explores the funniest and hilarious things which takes place in most offices across the country. Are you ready to look at yourself, to learn, to grow and possibility be a more effective employee or supervisor? Let’s have the conversation.
"D.C. Constant has done it again! Her wit, honesty, and humor has captured race, family, church and workplace situations we all can relate to. Sometimes hilarious and sometimes very sad, she makes us think about how we treat each other and how we can do better! A must read for modern families."
Have you ever had thoughts that couldn't be conveyed thru your words? Have you ever started writing a text or started to post something with questions about political correctness, church news or societal issues only to delete it? I know I have. I've bitten my tongue so much I can't taste a thing! Well your thoughts have been heard. D.C. Constant has put our thoughts on paper. The Stacking the Deck series touches on social issues from the pulpit to the playground. The message is brought in such a way that no offense can be taken, unless you’re guilty of the statements in the deck. It's a breathtaking look at our world and the people in it. You will thoroughly enjoy reading through this series and you may just find yourself in it, if you play your cards right.
Stacking the Deck Series, attempts to break down stereo-types based on real life scenarios in all ethnic groups. Each deck series offers topics to sort through and discuss various issues. The race card touches on sensitive topics that can either spark basic fears usually encountered in these discussions with defensive reactions or it can inspire different views for a great debate with a twist of humor. I truly found each Stacking the Deck card series to be very interesting, engaging, truthful and hilarious for the mature audience. I appreciate D.C. Constant’s ability to tell it very frankly like it is!
Grab a chair and let D.C. Constant shuffle. The Stacking the Deck series will have everyone practicing their poker face. Each deck in the series will have you laughing, nodding in agreement or arching your eyebrow in reflection of an incident that seems eerily similar to something you have experienced or are going through. It’s an excellent conversation opener or close – you can always tell when a card hits home. D.C. Constant ‘s honest, yet candid form of presenting modern day unspoken tensions, can create brilliant lines of communication.
Stacking the Deck Series will either spark a hot conversation or burn a hole in your hand! In each series, D.C. Constant takes a bold, in your face look at many of the social ills that hinder growth in many communities. This series is a sure way to get the dialogue started to address the proverbial elephant in the room. These series can easily be used as ministerial tools in homes and churches throughout the country.