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Marriage Equality

While most folks are breathing a sigh of relief at the better-late-than-never decision of SCOTUS regarding marriage equality, the reaction of some reminds me like a punch in the gut of what it really means to be fundamentalist christian. 243 more words

The Need for Forgiveness - Mark 2.1-12

June 7, 2015 – 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

The gospel reading is at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry in chapter two of Mark’s gospel. Jesus has called his disciples and then teaches in the synagogue in Capernaum (a town on the north side of the sea of Galilee). 2,487 more words

Day Five #thirteenstates: Indianapolis (part one)

Blessings from above, the kids slept until about 10 this morning.  The poor dad of the family had to go to meetings at 8am, but the rest of us enjoyed a leisurely morning. 878 more words

Family

Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges is most widely known to  the first African American to attend an all white  elementary school. She was ironically born on September 8, 1954 – the same year the Supreme Court’s decision… 192 more words

People

Parents call homework assignment racist

Some parents in North Carolina say their kindergarten students were given racist homework.

Worksheets, depicting angry white people shouting at African-Americans and holding signs with hateful messages, were given to the kids. 115 more words

News

A Picture

American writer Kurt Vonnegut has a tradition, which is using recurring themes and characters in his novels, just like J. D. Salinger. Salinger also employs the Glass family in his… 306 more words

Writing

Compelling Photographs & Their Stories: Ruby Bridges

I adore the visual medium, specially Black & White photographs.

And I’ve observed, in the backdrop of a riveting photo is often a mighty interesting story. 271 more words

The World