As the women of South Sudan we call upon all the women of South Sudan from all walks of life to forge a common agenda for peace. Our Tribe Is Women. We extend this call for solidarity and support to our sisters in Africa and the world especially on this International Women’s Day 2015.
Day: March 8, 2015
In addition to Jesus’ preferential option for the poor, I also think he had a preferential option for women, revealing himself first, after his resurrection, to women.
The President marked the 50th anniversary of the civil-rights era March to Selma with inspiring words and a call to action, marking that love requires action on our part and that loving action is directed towards the other that together we might be made whole in community.
Well the first thing I wish the Church would process this new information is to consider the question: Why is it that it seems easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than it is to violate the civil rights of young black men?
Religious rituals teach us to dance with God. For many Episcopalians, the shape of our Sunday rituals changed dramatically with the adoption of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. Holy Communion replaced Morning Prayer as the usual Sunday worship service.
Why, by whatever name and whatever theology, has heaven been such a popular topic lately? First is simple curiosity and the hope that there’s more to our existence than what we experience here.
Our Gospel text this morning has Jesus entering the temple, kicking out the money changers, and generally raising heck. This is not the meek and mild Jesus, little lamb of God, to whom we’ve grown accustomed. It is a muscular and angry Jesus.