Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
I have decided to refrain from buying any clothes for myself for one year. I shared this thought with a coworker and she is intrigued and inspired. Another small step for me. I wonder how much…Continue
Its official name is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and it's elegant and comprehensive.
Today I am thinking hard about the plight of (usually) undocumented farm workers, particularly those in the dairy industry and most particularly lthe workers who were fired from the Ruby Ridge dairy, just north of Pasco, Washington, for signing up for a union vote. The Bingens, who own…Continue
Gave some thought yesterday about how I personally benefit from the federal government -- besides the social security payments. I could only think of indirect ways--clean air, clean water, First Amendment rights of free speech, religion and assembly, safe food, safe meds, safe air travel, Interstate highways(!!), radio, labels on food, National Parks and National Forests and Wildlife Refuges, things like that. Oh yes, the US Postal Service. I benefit most directly from that federal…Continue
This phrase came to me in the Silent Weekend, as I waited for God to send me some ephananies. Then I felt bad for expecting anything. Rather, I hoped for the wisps of wisdom. And God send some to me. I am still humbled by the gifts I received.
Black History Month inspired my thoughts in new ways that I am going to pursue a while before writing about.
I've been on a whirlwind treadmill lately, scampering quite quickly. I hope I can slow down this weekend and work…Continue