"There is an easy, sometimes playful energy of collegiality among us that can escalate into laughter or occasionally bring forth a tear. "— Rev. Chuck Ericson
When Frederick Douglass was asked to speak about the “celebration of America’s independence” he delivered: “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
To see 40,000 people gathered in Boston to counter-protest 30 or 40 Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists was remarkable. Even if some of our political leaders refused to call the heinous acts of Charlottesville domestic terrorism and truly condemn them, 40,000 people in Boston were ready to demonstrate their beliefs.
"In Ecclesiastes we are famously reminded that there is a time for everything." —Cecile Gilson
Autophagy is a biological process in which certain elements within a living cell attack and destroy other materials within the cell... The early days of Lent are an opportunity to identify and destroy those things within ourselves that get in the way of our following Jesus.