Monthly Archives: September 2021

Hope

Compiling data, weighing facts, and sorting out feelings through reason and logic will not transform people’s hearts or bring renewal. Hope, as described by the Christian tradition and pronounced by the poet-prophets of the Hebrew tradition, will challenge the claims … Continue reading

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Today 58 Years Ago

58 years ago today four girls were killed by white supremacist terrorism while at Church. Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Addie Mae Collins, and Cynthia Wesley. I wil not forget this day either. #16thStreetBaptistChurch

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Activism or Peacemaking

There is a difference between activism and peacemaking. Activism can sometimes be motivated principally by justice, which is good. Sometimes it can be motivated principally by a kind of anger, even righteous anger. Sometimes it can be motivated principally by … Continue reading

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A Brain with a Mind of its Own

My brain wants me to scream but my mouth won’t let me. My brain wants me to weep but my eyes won’t let me. My brain wants my heart to pound but my chest won’t let it. My brain wants … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2021

As a person of faith I value stories. I value history. I was taught to value truth. As I enjoy a day off this Labor Day I want to reflect, just for a moment, on the history and truth behind … Continue reading

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