Wonderful to see…

…when an 18-year-old woman understands why terrorism exists… when so many others do not seem to get it… Malala Yousafzai says   “If we want to end terrorism, we need to bring quality education so we defeat the mindset of terrorism mentality and of hatred.” When asked about the rhetoric of the presidential election, she […]

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Peace, Fear, Oppression, Actions…

Oppression is a violation of human rights. No person has the right to act in a way that is intended to make others fearful of them. No one has the right to deny others the freedoms expressed in our Constitution. The white supremacists who gathered at Stone Mountain  on April 23, 2016, have oppressive racist […]

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Thank you, Donald

There are many fears, on all sides, that have come to the surface. For this, Donald Trump has done us a favor that we can receive with gratitude (but “thanks” is not a vote). Hearts and minds can remain entrenched in narrow hateful thinking if left alone. But when things get stirred up, when the fears […]

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“Hate the sin” is just hate!!

Sometimes a seemingly good idea doesn’t stand up well under greater scrutiny. Sometimes people are not quite as admirable as they seem. This quote originates from Gandhi, who himself had some serious flaws*, so we are only dealing with this idea from him, which is often misconstrued. “Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner” This is […]

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