Monthly Archives: April 2017

Where is decency?

How long would you permit someone to abuse another, before you step up? How long would you stay around someone telling racist jokes, before you walk away? How long do you let a man make derogatory and sexist comments about … Continue reading

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“President Carter, am I a Christian?”

I love President Carter. I’ve written about him here: President Carter   and here: The desire to find peace on Memorial Day   and here: You met a president   New York Times reporter Nicolas Kristof had a great e-mail interview with … Continue reading

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In a world of stone

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People yelled as they witnessed a man being assaulted. Most of us have seen the video of a passenger being dragged off a United Airlines flight. Video and news story A very few, as some usually do, blame the victim … Continue reading

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April 12, 1963

Martin Luther King, Jr.  was the original face of the Black Lives Matter movement. The radical right who annually parrot empty platitudes about King for his birthday would reject him if he were alive today.

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Did Jesus die for our sins?

Did Jesus die for our sins? That’s a common question the week between Palm Sunday and Easter. Jesus took on the sins of the world, suffered and died, so that we might have eternal life. Right? This was the point … Continue reading

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Be a flower

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Palm Sunday

Matthew 21:1-11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with … Continue reading

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Spiritual refugees

Most of us are refugees in someway. Many are emotional or spiritual refugees, as distant and isolated from others as physical refugees are removed from homelands. We are separated from feeling our own pain, refugees rejecting our own emotions. Unaware … Continue reading

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