No name calling

“You yourselves know that it is unlawful for a Jew to associate with or to visit with a Gentile; but God has shown me that I should not call anyone profane or unclean.” | Acts 10.28, NRSV “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  A childhood defense against taunts, […]

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Sister Joan Chittier on Differences

“Of two possibilities,” my mother loved to tell me, “choose always the third.”  She is a Benedictine nun.  I found the words of Sister Joan Chittier in a collection of writings on community titled Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People.  I have been carrying it around for a couple of months […]

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