Tag Archives: love

The Advocate

Angela walked off the Greyhound bus in downtown Los Angeles near skid row with a paper sack of belongings and $200 minus her bus fare that got her there from prison. She was dusty and scared, with nowhere to go … Continue reading

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Making peace, not war

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:9) When I went looking for a picture to go along with a Catch on making peace, I typed “peacemaker” in the image search engine, and got … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day 2021

Mankind was made of clay Each of us in the very same way                         from “The Very Last Day” by Peter, Paul & Mary Fingers crossed. The nation holding … Continue reading

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Our wishful Washington concert

  What a concert! Yesterday I wrote a Catch about how music might have affected the large political gathering at the Capitol building last week the way music addressed another political crowd gathered near the nation’s capitol back in 1963 … Continue reading

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Deep reflection

During the civil rights march on Washington in 1963, when Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, Peter, Paul and Mary sang to thousands who had gathered there with the Washington Monument towering behind them. I … Continue reading

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The rule of love

You’ve heard of the rule of law. The rule of law is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as “the authority and influence of law in society, especially when viewed as a constraint on individual and institutional behavior; (hence) the principle whereby all members of a … Continue reading

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The end of all things is near. Therefore … above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:7-8 The end of all things is near, so put your energy and passion into the … Continue reading

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First responders in justice and love

We are all fighting isolation. Here in Southern California, we just found out that should ICU capacity reach a certain level — and we are close to that now — another total shutdown like we had in the spring will … Continue reading

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