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Category: Community with Others

Be a stake for others ...

On the second day of the Camino I noticed the trees. So. Many. Trees. Old trees, new trees, fat trees, tall trees, perfect trees, broken trees ... Trees I had never seen before. I was dazzled. And then, there it was: a tiny, fragile, new tree staked to a large, knobby, deeply-rooted, older tree. It […]

Our inhumanity

The brilliant American writer and activist James Baldwin wrote, “Please try to remember that what they believe, as well as what they do and cause you to endure does not testify to your inferiority but to their inhumanity.” James Baldwin - A Letter to My Nephew Hate crimes against our Black neighbors are not new […]

It's the people ...

I went on the Camino with five friends from home. I walked the Camino with a group of 12 lovely humans, all of whom became my friends. Isn't this life? We start off with our own group, our people. Then the journey begins and people we never knew existed start walking next to us and […]

What to do when the world is at war (#7)

#7 on my list of things to do when the world is at war is - Practice Peacemaking. Obviously, unless you are a diplomat or an ambassador or the Secretary of State, there is not much any one of us can do to literally make peace in a war zone. We can pray for peace […]

What if?

Something to ponder this morning ... What if the church helped people become the kind of people who: Loved one another? Forgave one another? Prayed for one another? Bore one another's burdens? Were devoted to one another? Regarded one another as more important than oneself? Did not speak against one another? Did not judge one […]

Beauty sickness and health ...

In my continued attempt to more deeply understand our society's investment in beauty sickness, I asked my good friend Lisa Woodruff, who actually knows the science behind nutrition, to answer a burning question:  Is it possible to pursue a healthy lifestyle while also calling out beauty sickness? Here's Lisa's answer! Yes – but we must remember […]

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