thankful

Pandemics, elections, racial tensions, economic instability.  These are the circumstances we are living in right now.  All of which are fraught with uncertainty.  Amidst all this uncertainty, it can feel difficult to be thankful as we approach Thanksgiving.  How could Paul write: “give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ…

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4th of July

Last week we celebrated our independence.  Helen, Daniel and I were in Washington DC visiting Joseph who has an internship there.  We visited the National Museum of African American History & Culture, Museum of the Bible and drove to visit Gettysburg.  Each of these sites have strong connections to Independence Day. Lesson One:  The Paradox…

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president's day

President’s Day is Monday.  Far more than a shopping holiday, the day was created to honor George Washington.  Later the day was expanded to include Abraham Lincoln and more recently a general recognition of Presidents.  Here are three justice lessons you need to know from President’s Day. Lesson 1:  “Moderate the fury of party spirit”…

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