Category Archives: Violence

My Tenth #PrayerofChristmas

Today we lift up our nation to You. In so many ways, we are in trouble and in need of help, O God. Continue reading

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My Ninth #PrayerofChristmas

Help us to see others as You see them and then do what we can to make sure their lives and circumstances reflect Your vision. Continue reading

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My Sixth #PrayerofChristmas

Let Your love flow in such a way that it produces joy in our homes, peace in our communities and justice in the world! Continue reading

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Not So Easily Broken: A Week On the Breaking Plantation

There’s something especially cruel, horrific even, about a breaking plantation…as if slavery itself wasn’t cruel enough. You see, breaking plantations are where they sent the slaves who kept trying to run away. On the grounds of this one where I’ve … Continue reading

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Please Stop Silencing Me or A Tale of Two Women Victims

I had planned to post about today being a bonus day on the calendar—February 29th, Leap Day! I’m more excited about it this year than I remember being before. An extra day, extra time to get things done. My prayers have … Continue reading

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I’m with Rachel…Until

This week I thought I might write about something light-hearted or humorous. It’s the last Monday of 2015 and since life is filled with challenges and comedic moments, I thought it would be good to spread some laughter at the end of … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Herod at Christmas, Terror and All

[W]hile Christ’s birth is a romance about God’s great love for God’s people, it is also a story about a decree, a massacre, about principalities and powers and rulers of wickedness in high places. Continue reading

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