Day: January 20, 2014

Swords into Plowshares

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of nonviolence took new form today at a church in New York City.  Mike Martin, in a service at Middle Collegiate Church, pounded a Remington rifle into a farming tool. 

An Addiction to Consensus

Last week, the Café talked about a ‘perception problem’ for those who were politically active.   According to a new study, while the public at large might agree with politically active folks, they are simultaneously dissuaded from taking further action themselves.  

MLK and nonviolence

Today is Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day in the US, when, across the country, we are reminded again of his legacy, and what nonviolence can accomplish. 

The Rev.

Monday, January 20, 2014 – Week of 2 Epiphany, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 25 (morning) // 9, 15 (evening) Genesis 8:6-22 Hebrews 4:14-5:6 John 2:23-3:15 My elementary school always observed Martin Luther King …

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