There are times we need to speak up. Terrible things have taken root in our world because good people went along and said nothing. Maybe you’ve begun to notice things, our indifference, or the unequal measures we use. Maybe you … Continue reading You Gotta Say Something
In his extraordinary letter written from prison to the people of the church at Philippi, the Apostle Paul prays that their love would abound, that they would discern, make good decisions, and that they’d be sincere and without offense “till … Continue reading What Jesus Did with Privilege
President Johnson Ponders Dr. King and the process of getting the Voting Rights Act of 1965 worked out. On reflection, this is more of the Deja vu we are experiencing. As this generation walks through the social-political minefields of our day … Continue reading Like a Broken Record
Maybe you felt it; that gnawing, uncomfortable sense that some of those people outside your sphere may be right, while some you trusted and listened to are wrong, and worse, they lied to you. In a more heightened way, dominant, … Continue reading Walking Out of America’s Here
Beliefs are powerful because people act on them. We buy many goods and services based on our beliefs. Advertisers know this. Salespeople and politicians know this. Published ads inform us of danger, of real or imagined fears, to sell us … Continue reading At the Fork in the Road
My grandmother died three months shy of 100 years. At her funeral, a happy obituary that played like a Shirley Temple film, was read. Later, a distant relative asked me, “Would you like to know the real story?” She told … Continue reading Which Story Do We Tell?