WHAT KINDNESS FELT LIKE

The universe has a sense of humor. I had been thinking about kindness and praying for inspiration about what to write about. I am pretty good at practicing kindness and look for opportunities each day to be kind to others. I so often have focused on how I feel when I am doing something forContinue reading “WHAT KINDNESS FELT LIKE”

INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE CONTINUED

Over the last week, I have been listening to what others say as a way of avoiding responsibility for the injustice and inhumanity in the world. One thing I have heard people do is to call it something else. Rather than name the injustice behind what is happening in a situation, people will search forContinue reading “INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE CONTINUED”

INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE CONTINUED

Since I started this personal reflection justice, why we engage and why we don’t, I have come to realize there are no easy answers. One of the things I have come to realize is that in some respects we do not even realize that we are being inhumane. Several years ago, I was at aContinue reading “INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE CONTINUED”

INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE

When I was in seminary, I took a course on advocacy and organizing. One of the questions we were asked to think about was what we felt was the most pressing social issue in contemporary society. Then and now, it is hard for me to pick just one, as there are so many issues thatContinue reading “INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE”

IF YOU CAN IMAGINE IT, THEN

This past month I have done so much thinking about imagination. I thought I had reflected on it from so many perspectives, but this week I have come to realize that I had yet to imagine the amazing people who would come into my life and touch me in ways that I could not evenContinue reading “IF YOU CAN IMAGINE IT, THEN”