Tag Archives: injustice

How long?

The murder victims cried out in a great, singular voice: “How much longer, O Lord, the holy One, the true One, until You pronounce judgment on the inhabitants of the earth? Until You avenge our blood?” (Revelation 6:10) I am more valuable than a flock of sparrows.* I am more valuable than a pride of lions. […]

Our Time

Why does “Our Time” seem so much more adverse, so much more messy so much more disastrous than times we remember in history; those times long before the devastating, deplorable times, the truly heinous times decades ago or the recent past we choose to forget. Instead, we focus on breaking news and current chaos of […]

The War Against Rectitude

President Trump is becoming ever more sad and cynical, day by day revealing his tortured relationship to the truth. We cannot deny, at least to ourselves, the eroding of principles and moral virtue by our president and those surrounding him in the White House. Equally as disappointing is the deafening silence from the majority in […]

Made to Love

Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one and only Lord. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’ The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is […]

Dear Lilka, (10/21/2016)

Dear Lilka, Last week, someone commented on the introduction that preceded our letters, “I can’t understand where these turmoils (sic) come from.” How can I explain to my white brothers and sisters the importance educating ourselves about history, because remaining uneducated about it devalues the experience of those who went through it? How can I […]

A Tale of Two Pastors

Thinking Deeper than Skin I read a post last week from a pastor in response to a list made by African American State Senator Jamilah Nasheed of this country’s current injustices, citing her reasons for declining to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Before I tell you about that pastor’s reaction, I’d like to tell […]