Tag Archives: justice

Our Butterfly Effect

People tend to think of Matthew 6:33 as a promised reward for righteousness (or justice), and in a sense it is that. But it’s much more. It’s each of us playing our role in “resetting” this broken world, putting in … Continue reading

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Peace With Justice: Inauguration Week 2021

Originally posted on gregoryjoel.com:
I finished my morning prayer and meditation on the porch this morning and headed for the desk. I found this gem from Chalice Press in my inbox and had to share it with you all.…

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Public Art

I’ve been pretty public about my love of public art. At its best, public art (large or small, authorized or un) is brilliantly or at least cleverly executed, and fits knowingly in its surroundings, intentionally altering them. Here’s a gallery … Continue reading

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Set Others Free

What is it that God requires? Is it the careful construction of houses of holiness in which to live apart from those who are ‘unclean’? Is it the strict observance of religious ordinances and fasts? “You ‘humble’ yourselves by observing … Continue reading

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