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Conscience and 'the heart of liberty'

“At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life.” — John Roberts… 15 more words


The Who and Why of This Blog

As with many milestones in my life, when I started this blog, I made a choice without really knowing what I was getting into, worked at it for a while, and later came back to get more official education on the matter. 323 more words

General Sharing

...there is a spirit in man...

“But there is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives him understanding.” ~Job 32:8

While this is a response from Elihu, which contradicts his fellow com-padres-in-chaos, it does express a point. 

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I am the bread of life

We take these words
and fashion them into a ritual.
A ritual meal of great beauty,
layered and filled with meaning
and mystery; which is almost certainly… 160 more words


The Morality of Social Justice

Two Sides of Morality

Morally has two related but different aspects. The first is personal morality that deals with our interactions with those we come into contact with each and every day like our wives and husbands, our children, family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and our local community. 451 more words

The Church as a Catalyst for Racial Justice

How can the Church of Jesus Christ
be a vehicle for change and racial justice
in a society that consistently
dehumanizes and devalues black lives? 2,321 more words


A Loving Dissent to the Southeastern District's Resolution on Same-Sex Marriage

This week, the Southeastern District of the Church of the Brethren adopted the following resolution about same-sex marriage at their district conference:

We affirm that for the church scriptures provide the final authority for defining practices for followers of Christ and for His church.

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