On Spiritual Revolution

On Spiritual Revolution
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  Surrounded by love, Grace Lee Boggs died in her Detroit home this week. A scholar-activist, Grace turned 100 just this past summer and gave her life to human liberation. As an activist deeply rooted in U.S. social movements, she was a spiritual teacher for me...
Covenantal Ethics

Covenantal Ethics
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[Note: This is a timely re-publication of an earlier post on the promises we make to one another as change agents. What is the spirituality of  a budding Black Lives Matter movement and might the covenant cards required of participants in the day of MLK, Jr. apply...
It’s Happening

It’s Happening
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Well, here we are. Three days into the second month of the New Year and I’ve already fallen short on many of my resolutions. How about you? Clearly there’s nothing new about this, it happens to lots of us every year. Yet this year, I’m finding myself less tempted to...
Covenantal Ethics

Covenantal Ethics
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I was late and I hadn’t done the homework. I had meant to but my retail job and full-time classes thwarted my intentions. Or so I told myself. Earlier in the week, I had signed my name to the bottom of the “commitment card,” and handed it over to Brother Eduardo, lead...
Paradigm Shift is Hard

Paradigm Shift is Hard
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Yesterday I wrote about what a paradigm is. Today, I’m confessing that shifting a paradigm is hard. Until  recently, I was content with my particular mindset about social media best described by author Os Guinness: “… Ceaselessly hyperactive social...