“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approach spiritual death.”
Day: January 21, 2013
The Rev. Luis Leon, rector of St John’s Episcopal Church, Washington DC, who came to the US as a refugee from Guantanamo, Cuba, gives the benediction at the inauguration.
…hope—a new constellation
waiting for us to map it,
waiting for us to name it—together
Why do we do it this way? We do it this way because it is our experience that the nation doesn’t move around questions of genuine equality for the poor and for black people until it is confronted massively, dramatically in terms of direct action.
At some point Jesus’ ministry became too big for him to handle alone. The signs of stress appear often in Mark’s Gospel…
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last speech.
by M. Thomas Shaw On my day off, when I am in West Newbury, I go to a little gym in a storefront in a shopping center for my morning workout. While some of the trainers know I am connected to the church, none of them have ever seen me in my monastic habit or […]