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Fairness is God’s Prerogative and Man’s Tug of War

I do not have to tell you that life isn’t fair… but I will say it anyway: “Life isn’t fair!”

“It’s not fair!”

In one way or another each of hear this plaint on a daily basis: “Why did… 1,171 more words

Christianity

Remembering Tiananmen Square » The Endless Further

It’s a bit late, but I came across this post about the recent, 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989. It’s worth reading. 6 more words

History

How Can I Keep from Singing?

I’m a choir spouse.  But for your sake, my wife does not encourage me to sing. However, I do sneak it in at Sunday mass while she’s in the alto section on the other side of the altar. 412 more words

Community Development

Sermon: Wind Shear

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington, NY on 9/21/14. It looks at the People’s Global Climate March, the nature of change and social justice work. 1,792 more words

UU

The Importance of Collaboration & Movement Building

About a month ago I attended a DC-wide community forum as a response to the events in Ferguson, MO.  The room was packed, and several prominent leaders of the Black community provided their own reflections and calls for action in front of the audience and those watching on television.  519 more words

Activism

Predatory Lending Undermines American Economic Values

With few requirements of only personal information and a little income, predatory lenders take advantage of working class Americans who are in need of money. Essentially, these loans prey on the borrower by charging extremely high interest rates within a short period of time. 593 more words

Politics