America needs to recover its outrage.
May we who share his dream, steward it well until it is no longer a dream at all—but the glorious reality of our national daylight.
John Pavlovitz explains how the silent treatment adds worse insult than injury to a person. It adds invisibility.
Generally speaking, there are things that good people do and things good people don’t do.
Plan A is Love. There is no Plan B.
Isn’t it a relief to be a white guy in a place where white terrorism simply does not exist?
You may have noticed that there’s one, terrible thread tying all this perpetual horror together—it’s us.
I will be a person of love here or I will die trying.
Soon it will all be repeated with sickening, horrible regularity, because this is America now.
We can’t wait for our political or religious leaders to raise the bar because that may never again happen. We’re going to have to do that ourselves.
Men who use their position and their power to violate other human beings are a cancer, and they should be ostracized and exposed and unequivocally damned.
Accusers face an almost insurmountable obstacle to making their assailants accountable and coming out of the process without further humiliation.
Maybe we should stop trying to make God into something as petty, hateful, judgmental, and cruel as we are.
Lives are in great peril today. Find someone to lock arms with, and do something redemptive with this day to save it.
The Church has failed you.
We who occupy this space and time need to understand that the arc of the universe does not bend without us. It never has. It never will.