Remembering Rep. John Lewis

“You are a light. You are the light. Never let anyone—any person or any force—dampen, dim or diminish your light.” Rep. John Lewis Representative John Lewis served our country from 1987 until his death in 2020.  He proclaimed the need to get in “good trouble” to push our country toward a more perfect union. YouContinue reading “Remembering Rep. John Lewis”

Helping God Meet the Challenge

“But the God of multitudes shall be exalted in justice, the Holy One of Israel sanctified in righteousness.” Isaiah 5:16 New insights are exciting things. They take a while to settle in and become solid. I am striving with an insight that is new to me and have not been able to put words onContinue reading “Helping God Meet the Challenge”

The Dead Have No Voice

“There is nothing we forget as eagerly, as quickly, as the wickedness of man.” Abraham J. Heschel The last few years I have been learning about our hidden history. From the way conquerors came to this country and colonized it by brutalizing and attempting to eliminate the indigenous people, to the Tulsa Oklahoma massacre ofContinue reading “The Dead Have No Voice”

Disappointed

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Even when I know the expected outcome, I cannot help being disappointed by the members of the Republican party who serve in our Senate. They just let us down again by not allowing the vote to create a commission to investigateContinue reading “Disappointed”

You aren’t going to do it on your own

“We must consider how to rouse one another to love and good works. We should not stay away from our assembly, as is the custom of some, but encourage one another, and this all the more as you see the day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25 More people are deciding that going to church is not for them.Continue reading “You aren’t going to do it on your own”