Tag Archives: racism

The Content of Our Character

I decided to honor Dr. King by posting some of his most memorable quotes. The problem lay not in finding them, but in knowing when to stop! Imagine if he’d lived beyond his brief 39 years; oh, how we need … Continue reading

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Us vs. Them

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I am profoundly disturbed by the current rise of nationalism in Europe, in the Americas, in the Middle East, in nearly every nation on earth. Powered by the false logic of isolationism and protectionism, each…

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Love is a Bridge

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. Sir Isaac Newton once said, “We build too … Continue reading

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Scapegoat

Scapegoats were the animals the ancient Hebrews laid their hands on in order to cast away their sins. It was a symbolic act, meaning, “I’m ashamed of the evil in myself and I publicly disown it.” The key to healing … Continue reading

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Thank You, Dr. King!

Sir Isaac Newton once said, “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Today in America we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who not only crossed bridges, but built them. Thank you, sir! More: Are We Racists?

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So, Yeah, Let’s Not Celebrate THAT Flag

Millions of good people died for this symbol: Most of them were black ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Some men are only fit to be slaves.”  ~Plato “This may be true, but I know of no men who are fit to be … Continue reading

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Church Shooting

Nine of my brothers and sisters were murdered at a church prayer meeting in Charleston, South Carolina last night, a cruel reminder that ISIS and Al-Quaeda have no exclusive patent on hatred. And yet… Even while we mourn their loss, … Continue reading

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