While Asleep

One night, when everyone was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. Mathew 13:25 Good News Translation (GNT) While asleep, have our voices become silent to the cries of the Disenfranchised. Are we too mesmerized by the voices of hyperbole? Do we understand the real realities of Americans who … Continue reading

A Nation Divided?

  In a nation divided among imaginary lines of Ideology, class, gender, ethnicity, skin color, etc., the temptation exists to run away with any one of the many sound bites. These sound bites outline a season of politics that stands as nothing more than a dog and pony show to see who can win the … Continue reading

Divided we Fall: Where is The Love?

Yo’, whatever happened to the values of humanity. Whatever happened to the fairness in equality Instead of spreading love we’re spreading animosity.  Lack of understanding, leading us away from unity “Where is the love” The Black Eyed Peas 2006 17th stanza In a nation divided among imaginary lines of Ideology, class, gender, ethnicity, skin color, … Continue reading

Imago Dei II: Freedom, Virtue and Relationship

“But we are not mere animals. Made in the image of God, our capacities for reason and virtue are also obligations to put them to use. We must be honest people who keep our word, engage with one another and meet the needs of those around us. That’s the only kind of economic stimulus package … Continue reading

When Doves Cry: The Difference Maker

Where are the voices, where are the difference makers? Are they being silenced by the pressure to conform or from the fear of being classified as radical or culturally deviant? Difference makers find peace between the factions of society. They have proven track records of empathy, peacemaking, and reconciliation because of their relationships across the ethnic/cultural divide. Difference makers … Continue reading