Building The Bridge Together

At the top of the February 18th International News Headlines The Pope has weighed in on the Donald and his bombastic (defined as: high sounding but with little meaning, inflated) rhetoric. The Pontiff said: “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is … Continue reading

Pierced to the Heart

Freedom of religion should never be compromised because the sword of fear and overreaction can cut two ways.

Touch

Does Anything ever really touch? Can we really ever feel one anothers pain and can we truly let go enough to invest in each others struggles. In actuality, as proven by quantum physics on the subatomic level; two objects can never meet or touch. This is due to  electrons in opposing atoms resisting one another. Their … Continue reading

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

Race, Thoughts, Voices, Attitudes: The Conversation Continues- Accord1

“The fact that we are here and that I speak these words is an attempt to break that silence and bridge some of those differences between us, for it is not difference which immobilizes us, but silence. And there are so many silences to be broken.” Audre Lorde

“We are One”

  God overlooked the times when people didn’t know any better. But now he commands everyone everywhere to turn to him and change the way they think and act. Acts 17:30 Names of God Bible (NOG) “We are One“ in the sense of our value to our creator and to one another. Any person or group … Continue reading

(IF) Not now then When?

“ These are times to try men’s souls” Thomas Paine. Last Friday was one of the hottest days of the year, and yet pales in comparison to the flash point tension surrounding the latest setback in race relations. That day the President  of the United States weighed in with remarks on the tragedy of 17 yr … Continue reading

IF

The March on Washington is not the climax of  our struggle, but a new beginning not only for the Negro but for all Americans who thirst for freedom and a better life, When we leave, it will be to carry on the civil rights revolution home with us into every nook and cranny of the … 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

Won’t you be My Neighbor?

“What do you think? Which of the three became a neighbor to the man attacked by robbers?”“The one who treated him kindly,” the religion scholar responded. Jesus said, “Go and do the same Luke 10:25-37 The Message (MSG) The Jews typically interpreted “neighbor,” meaning “one who is near,” in terms of members of the same … Continue reading