Tag Archives: social justice

Doing the right thing for the right reason

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.  Micah 6:8 “Woe to you, teachers of the law … Continue reading

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Desperately seeking justice

A little over three years ago we woke to news of the Boston Marathon bombing. The shooter in this weekend’s attack in Orlando made reference to that event. The following is taken from what I wrote that morning and revisited … Continue reading

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World class farm boy

I’m going to brag a little. No, not about me or someone in my family, but about my old college roommate. Wayne Bridegroom grew up on a dairy farm in the little town of Denair, in central California. When people … Continue reading

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Let Love rule

When you look at our country socially and economically, you can conclude that much been accomplished in America since Dr. King marched. I mean, we have an African American president, for heaven’s sake. What would he think of that? Well, … Continue reading

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He walked

Freed a lot of people But it seems the good they die young I just look around and he’s gone – lyrics by Dick Holler, as sung by Dion Today we commemorate the life of a good man. Not a … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger and five smooth stones

Pete Seeger could make monsters disappear. Of all of his songs I thought about writing about today, the winner in my mind was a song he loved to sing for children based on an African folktale about a monster named … Continue reading

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The Capitol March for the Dream

Mike, one of our readers in Sacramento, California, who also leads a high school band, has the distinction of joining me for lunch every day. At least that’s how he describes reading the Catch every day at school on his … Continue reading

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Integrated Bus Suggestions

Many thanks to our reader who provided us with this unusual slice of history – a list of suggestions provided by Martin Luther King, Jr. for African American bus riders following the Supreme Court ruling in 1956 to desegregate busses. … Continue reading

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