I stumbled on this by British author and historian Leanda de Lisle on Twitter yesterday:
There’s an issue to get the mind going first thing on a Monday. 273 more words
A California kindergartner, Jackson Riley, was suspended for making “terroristic threats” against his school, officials said.
Great Valley Academy officials said that the ordeal unfolded when Jackson was asked to take off his backpack, but the 5-year-old boy refused. 241 more words
The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU), the agency that examines police harm to civilians in Manitoba, is investigating the killing of a 33-year-old man in “The Maples” area of Winnipeg on the afternoon of September 23, 2017. 66 more words
Her father finds me dangerous. Sharpens his pinneedle gaze on my hands where scabs pock my knuckles like tiny umber islands marooned in the sea of my skin. 250 more words
I grew up in a small town Baptist church and my grandparents were Lutheran. Later I went on to become a Calvinist of sorts. But somewhere along the line, by way divine intervention I’m sure, I ended up in a faith family full of pacifist, quasi-Anabaptist, open theist, rather peculiar Kingdom peeps. 1,450 more words