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Living Advent As "Yes"

My theme for this Advent is inspired by the Windows to the Soul segment that I’m doing with Salt + Light Radio about movies for Christmas. 776 more words

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One Asian American Pastor’s Musings about Ferguson

Three weeks ago, I saw my neighbors stream in and out of our high school gym to vote. I confess, I got a little weepy thinking that I got to participate in part of the American dream – the gift of a free, democratic election.   655 more words

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Listening Well in the Wake of Ferguson

As I sat with a heavy heart the morning following the announcement of the decision from the grand jury in Ferguson, I felt so many things stirring within me.  1,489 more words

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Here we are again…

Another inciting incident.
Opinions flow like a river at flood stage.

“You don’t know the facts?” “You missed the point” “You’re ignorant” 396 more words
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Gratitude And The Common Good

It has been well documented that gratitude is good for your mental health. I came across a New York Times article today, which surveys a number of psychological studies that have shown how gratitude can reduce depression and anxiety, make you more optimistic, and improve your relationships with others. 331 more words

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Sample Scriptural Manipulation by the Western Religious Right (IV) – The Problem with Immigration and Ex. 23.9, Lev. 19.33, Dt. 10.19

“Do not oppress an alien; you yourselves know how it feels to be aliens, because you were aliens in Egypt.” Exodus 23.9 (NIV)

This week, I continue to continue… 1,170 more words

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