You get to be the good people.
We are letting people die on our watch.
I thought I’d missed my father but I didn’t realize how much until I could hear him again.
At the end of the day, the crisis facing us is for the collective soul of our country.
The femininity of God is everywhere: Divinity transcending one gender.
This is spiritual segregation.
Every single human being you pass by today is fighting to find peace and to push back fear.
There is catastrophic dying happening in your midst and on your watch and by your very hands.
The spectacular story that should be the bold-type headline, has probably been crowded out by the length of your to-do list.
But it is the only way to move forward when there is so much bitterness and discord in the world.
We who find this unacceptable, need to say speak loudly to the insecure, violent men who need desperately to grow up: for themselves, for the people they wound, and for the boys and young men who are watching.
My kids are scared right now. They’re not sure the world makes any sense.
There are no Scriptural grounds for the institutional cruelty we’re seeing, nor any justification for the discrimination Mike and Karen Pence seem so burdened to perpetuate.
Moment by moment, choice by choice, they begin to drift from their calling, and no one close to them ever tells them while they’re still humble and amenable enough to listen.
I know that he is just a mirror.
I know you like to pass the buck to Jesus in your treatment of LGBTQ people, but I also know that he never asked you to do any of it.