[You can sign this covenant online at the Sojourners site. I have added underlines and bolds to the version below.] How good and pleasant it is when the people of God live together in unity. -Psalm 133:1 As Christian pastors and...Read More
4 Men of perverse heart shall be far from me; I will have nothing to do with evil. 5 Whoever slanders his neighbor… , him will I put to silence; whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart, him will I not...Read More
God, good beyond all that is good, fair beyond all that is fair, in you is calmness peace and concord. Heal the dissensions that divide us from one another and bring us back to a unity of love bearing some likeness to your...Read More
The prior post (“Twillight of the Gods – Greed and Money“) mentioned increasing economic distress throughout our nation. This is for real. I expect it will continue, though the extent to which it spreads and...Read More
[Last weekend the public library sponsored one of those huge used book sales. For less than $20 we got about 3 dozen books. One of life’s pleasures! And most of them, after a week, I’m still glad we got. (Where...Read More
What do you do when it’s over? One of the problems left by an authoritarian or extensively dishonest and illegal regime is this – how much do we need to talk about or otherwise “deal with” such...Read More
The Post interviewed Jim Peterman in Findlay, Ohio about the true and false input he gets about Barack Obama and it’s effect on him. I. The Marketplace of “Facts” They see Peterman as an...Read More
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do. – William Blake (Thanks to Tom at Information Clearing House.) Although, of course, a guy...Read More
If America “repents” – if America is repenting right now – is the Bush-devoted wing of American Christianity going to be “left behind”? “Repent”, you know, means to re-evaluate,...Read More
Since the liar is free to fashion his “facts” to fit the profit and pleasure, or even the expectations, of his audience, the chances are that he will be more persuasive than the truthteller. Indeed, he...Read More
I. Jack Carter is running for the US Senate from Nevada. This simple and brilliant statement is from a recent campaign speech. “I’m not for impeachment, not for censure, I’m for finding out what’s going...Read More
It’s been difficult for me to write these last few days partly because I am so deeply offended and outraged. Now they are pretending their drive to destroy the US Senate and the Judiciary is a campaign in defense of faith...Read More
October 26, 2004 “With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds; to care...Read More
Wish I’d Said That!
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.~Martin Luther King, Jr.Tweet
- anon said I could not comment over on that post. So I will c...
- Sharon said Obama was also a disappointment in his first days...
- admin said I’m not sure how anyone would know that. Bu...
- Connie said These poems are inspiring and beautiful because th...
- Betty said I agree with Bernie and hope that more people will...
- CONNIE said Yes, we would and we will
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