Tag Archives: diversity

‘Take A Chance On Me’

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) I think John is a pioneer. I know Marti is. Are there others? Are there older, wiser people out there who are willing to invest in me, believe in me, … Continue reading

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Reaching for the eternal ‘oughtness’

“I accept this award today with an abiding faith in America and an audacious faith in the future of mankind. I refuse to accept despair as the final response to the ambiguities of history. I refuse to accept the idea … Continue reading

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First responders

I was just climbing into bed at two in the morning last night when I smelled something burning. Believe it or not, we do have fireplaces here in southern California, and some people actually use them to burn real wood, … Continue reading

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Many but one

“Each generation has distinct attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits and motivational buttons. Generational differences need not divide us. Every generation has valuable lessons that they can teach… When members of different generations are encouraged to work together, it builds understanding and … Continue reading

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Never Forget

A Special Remembrance of a Horrible Atrocity “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not … Continue reading

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Jesus was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew

Red and yellow, black and white All are precious in His sight Jesus loves the little children of the world                         Clare Herbert Woolston When will we ever be … Continue reading

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One God

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is … Continue reading

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Finding a way forward

Andy wrote me praying for healing for our country and that we might find “compassion, empathy and tolerance to be our guide forward.” I like his choice of words, and believe that if we can take on these attitudes ourselves, … Continue reading

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