Tag Archives: justice

My prayer for the world…

My child is almost three years old. They are typical in their development. They are 38 inches tall and close to 40 lbs. They love trains and cars and really big machines that are “too loud.” (Their words, not mine) … Continue reading

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Today, love won.

Today I woke up to the arc of history bending just a little more toward justice. As I left the gym at 7am my Facebook feed started blowing up with hashtags: #SCOTUS #equality #pride2015. I sat in my car for … Continue reading

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What can I teach my son about violence?

With another mass shooting by an armed white male, I am once again reminded (as if I could ever forget) that I live in a society with the potential for murderous violence. And no matter what the NRA and Fox … Continue reading

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Life isn’t (un)fair…

A long time ago I stopped believing in a fair universe. From everything I’ve observed, life is a mix of intentionality, chance and inevitability. I have a small amount of agency; I work hard and pay my taxes and volunteer … Continue reading

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Why I go to church…

Working at a peace and justice non-profit is an emotional double-edged sword plowshare. It is emotionally fulfilling to have a small part in making the world a better place. It is emotionally crippling because every day I am confronted with … Continue reading

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Walking the pro-(choice/life) line…

I can tell it’s around the anniversary of Roe v Wade by the amount of pro-whatever debates I hear on the radio. Which is a good thing. We need to continue to struggle with issues of life and death in … Continue reading

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Achieving some (digital) justice…

Earlier today I sat down at Wayward Coffeehouse to drink a cup of coffee, write a blog and relax. Right after I booted up the computer, I get a notification from Dropbox: “700+ new photos uploaded.” My immediate reaction was … Continue reading

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