Day: October 7, 2011

Friday October 7

Deliver me, O LORD, from evildoers;* protect me from the violent, Who devise evil in their hearts* and stir up strife all day long. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent;* adder’s poison is under their lips. Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked;* protect me from the violent, who are […]

Remembering Matthew Shepard: silence is not an option

As the Mishna tells us, “It is not our responsibility to finish the task, but we may not refrain from starting it.” It may be that we will never eradicate homophobia – or Islamophobia, or transphobia, or anti-Semitism – in our lifetimes; the task itself often feels overwhelming. But that is no excuse, for silence is not an option. ~Noah Baron