Day: November 20, 2015

Faith Reels: “Suffragette” power concedes nothing without demand

Faith Reels: “Suffragette” power concedes nothing without demand

The most striking thing about this film is the stark reality of the early feminist movement. It was dangerous business to go against the will of the male dominated power structure and working women in particular who dared to do so paid high personal prices.

Speaking to the Soul: Kingdom of Mercy

Speaking to the Soul: Kingdom of Mercy

It’s in our national DNA to distrust kings. Yet here we are, preparing to celebrate “Christ the King” Sunday.

 

Actually, it goes deeper than that. It’s in our nature to distrust authority, to resist anything or any organization or any person who violates our beloved sense of autonomy and independence. We don’t like kings. Yet, once again, here we are, preparing to celebrate and proclaim Christ as our King.

 

With all the fear and rejection of others different than us being promoted right […]