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The writing below shared by Anila Goldie, who lived and taught for two years at the Khartoum American School in Sudan, is an inspiring tribute to what’s possible in reorganizing people and politics. After 30 years of a dictatorship, 3 million Sudanese courageously gathered in Khartoum, the capital...
It was a Unity church. As always, I arrived early. From my uncomfortable pew, I watched as a parade of locals entered some back room only to appear moments later carrying pillows. There was no usher educating.  There was no greeter directing.  There was no sign pointing.  Clearly, these people...
I like to think of each of us as something of a facet on one giant prism.  And I like to think that something of a universal light pours itself over each and every facet of that giant prism without preference or prejudice. This light doesn’t reward some facets.  This light doesn’t punish some...
Dear United Methodist Church: I would like to begin by clarifying that while this letter is addressed, “Dear United Methodist Church,” for me to imply a homogeny among those delegates in attendance at the special session of the General Conference in St. Louis last week would be tantamount to my...
For the Republican, there might be a tendency to distance from the Democrat. For the Democrat, there might be a tendency to distance from the Republican. Sadly, such a tendency is sometimes accompanied by self-serving, self-righteous spiritual jargon reminiscent of that misused to justify the white...

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