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Kindness Quote of the Day - Robert F. Kennedy

“We can move in that direction as a country, in greater polarization – black people amongst blacks, and white amongst whites, filled with hatred toward one another. 102 more words

Wanting to be Wrong

Benedict Evans recently tweeted the following: “Do not discuss things with people who do not accept disagreement, and do not correct people who do not care if they’re wrong… 1,956 more words

Lessons Learned

Black Lives Matter and the Power and Limits of Social Media

This post is a little late in the ever-changing news cycle, but I felt like it was important to think deeply about what I wanted to say about racial justice, Black Lives Matter, and the power of social media before speaking. 884 more words


Rooftop Resistance and Street Celebration in Silwan

Sunday, July 17:  We spent most of our day in the Palestinian village of Silwan, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. Like Hebron, Silwan is being targeted by extremist settlers who are moving into the heart of their community, displacing residents in the process. 1,252 more words


Your daily thought on Kindness

The truth is that it is all too easy to get caught up in the business of our day-to-day lives. Work and family, bills, yard work and chores have a way of consuming all our time. 210 more words

"And What is Love?"

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on July 22, 2016)

On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. 1,046 more words


Glimpses of English Christianity 50 years ago

Fifty years ago today I had some interesting glimpses into the varieties of English Christianity. First I was invited to, and attended a garden party of the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace. 1,446 more words