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Guilty as Charged

With the exception of one post, I took 2012 off from blogging. Thanks to those of you who asked about it. Thanks to those of you who see this in your RSS reader or email and are happily surprised. There are a lot of reasons why I stopped, but nothing about which you’d care much. […]

Occupy Justice

I remember the first time I engaged in a cause. I was in ninth grade and was certain I and my fellow female students at our large public high school faced discrimination. Of all horrors, we had to buy and wear district approved gym suits while male students could wear their own shorts and tees. Fashion (or […]

This day, they wept

They wept. It seemed the only right action. Their beloved was dead. Their dream of his being the longed-for Messiah ached within them. They were afraid they might also be killed for being close to him. If they hadn’t seen the horror of it with their own eyes, they may even have been in denial. They […]

Yes, Sunday’s coming, but…

It is too easy to miss the reality, the sheer immensity, of Good Friday. The truth of it, if we faithful are honest with ourselves, is we don’t want to focus on the suffering humanity caused. We’re over-joyed to receive and celebrate the compassion and celebrate the victory Jesus won on our behalf, but to […]