Tag Archives: Social justice

Tears and lamenting. Laughter and celebration. All while wearing orange …

Early in the week when we were nervously checking the weather for God Before Guns’ 4th annual Walk & Rally, there was a 100% chance of rain for the duration of the event.  By Friday, there was not a cloud … Continue reading

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A safe space for all those with heavy hearts …..

Those were the words inviting us to a Prayer Vigil for Orlando at our neighborhood church, South Euclid United Church of Christ.  It was a quiet and reflective time to be together in our shock and grief and outrage over … Continue reading

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All I Really Want is …. Joy

[excerpts from a sermon preached at Disciples Christian Church on Sunday, Dec. 14 on the 2nd anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings and the Third Sunday in Advent when we traditionally light the Joy candle.  The text is from the … Continue reading

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All I Really Want is ….Hope

The question is not why should we care? It’s about how much. We are the people who lit a candle of hope just a few minutes ago. Is that hope burning brightly enough in us to share with those for whom the flame has flickered and died? Continue reading

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Every day matters to families in Ohio affected by gun violence …

Every day matters to the families of Ohio affected by gun violence. Continue reading

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He was watching his mother watching him die …

Today I will preach the Third Word at the Seven Last Words of Christ ecumenical Good Friday service in Cleveland Heights.  I appreciate the invitation each year.  This year in the wake of the Newtown Shootings and my church’s commitment … Continue reading

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