Charlottesville: A Mother’s Perspective

Charlottesville: A Mother’s Perspective

My favorite scene in the movie Selma is when the crowd comes over the bridge and in that justice-seeking mob there were both white and black faces standing side by side. My daughter lived that Selma moment yesterday in Charlottesville.  She was sprayed in the face...
Beyond Partisan Politics: Finding a Path Forward

Beyond Partisan Politics: Finding a Path Forward

If you listen to the political rhetoric, Democrats are all about “big government” and Republicans are on the side of “big business.” I have never considered myself politically inclined and if these are my only choices – I choose neither.  There must to be a better...
Choosing Betrayal

Choosing Betrayal

Our journey though the Gospel of Luke, in a quest for the spirit of community continues.  In my previous post, we looked at the threat posed by the religious leaders of Jesus’ time; those who were elevating the letter of the law above the spirit of the scriptures....