Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. meditation: “Peace on Earth” is a call to action

Happy Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day to all of you! What are you doing to honor the legacy of Dr. King today? Please, let us allow ourselves to be disturbed and transformed on this national holiday. This is not a day for sentimental history lessons. It is not a day to rest norContinue reading “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. meditation: “Peace on Earth” is a call to action”

Beyond bombing: Better options for transformation

The president’s speech made me feel awful last night. Of course, all the news about the terror that ISIS is causing in Iraq and surrounding areas is making me feel very awful too. Still, my gut told me the solutions proposed were not right. Similarly, no justification for the U.S. military’s current air strikes have madeContinue reading “Beyond bombing: Better options for transformation”

Peace, as the shepherds knew it

Merry Christmas! Yes, my celebrating continues. My rejoicing in the coming of God to earth is not about candy canes or toys. Nope, Christmas Every Day is all about peace and peacemaking and it’s not necessarily cozy and sweet.  Christmas peace is challenging and communal. My life seems pretty peaceful nowadays, and it is aContinue reading “Peace, as the shepherds knew it”