a liberating thread of thoughtfulness in a society where were are so quick to judge one another without regard to heart.
I’m not much of a soapbox writer but something rattled my cage this weekend and I have to make some noise about it or I am simply going to burst.
think about who you need to make a cup of tea for – and to serve – in order to help put the “civil” and the “kind” and the “generous” back into the heart of our life together as a people in desperate need of a cup of tea.
unless and until the Southern Baptist Church faces the fact that its values nurture a culture that facilitates and encourages male chauvinism, sexism, inequality, and even misogyny, there will be no progress to end the abuse of women other than lip service.
there’s this constant tension between what I find fascinating and what I believe is right. I love history, and the stories surrounding great battles are compelling, but I can’t begin to understand violence and the brutal events that play out when nations make war.
We cannot legislate morality and we cannot pass a bill that stops irresponsibility. But we can work together to be more of a connected, concerned, supportive, accountable, mutually encouraging community.
Humility, vulnerability, and wide-open hearts may well be the cure for the malaise that runs deep and wide in our culture