I’m recommending the movie ‘I, Daniel Blake’ () to everyone I see, who I know is interested in social justice. It’s a terrifying picture of an inflexible system getting it so wrong. 759 more words
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Sticking Jesus on the massive history of racial and systemic injustice doesn’t heal anything, it only makes Jesus look inadequate and small. While I’m a firm believer that walking with Jesus in our moments can give us the ability to walk alongside one another’s pain, it’s not the same as understanding others’ stories by listening to them with our ears and our hearts and our lives.
I’ve been giving a lot of thought to my initial reaction after the election — the morning after that too-late Tuesday night, when I’d gone to bed exhausted, my nerves worn to a thin fray. 1,288 more words