Ferguson: Healing the Wounded Now

“Hands up; don’t shoot!”  It is the rallying cry of persons whose eyes are on and hearts are with the family of Mr. Michael Brown, Jr.  and the people of Ferguson.  It is an instruction given to police officers, reminding them of the universal sign of surrender and the appropriate action when it is given. […]

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Ferguson: The Healing Process

I have heard throughout this ordeal involving the death of Mr. Michael Brown and resultant protests, looting and rioting of the “old wounds” that have been reopened.  Apparently, “race relations” in the city have been bad for decades and Mr. Brown’s death is the straw that broke the community’s back.  His dead body lying on the street […]

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A Prayer for Ferguson

Last night, I sat in front of my television until after midnight.  I watched with a mixture of disbelief and disgust the unbelievable story of Ferguson.  There have been conflicting reports as to who initiated last night’s confusion whether with molotov cocktails from the protesters or tear gas from the police officers.  At this point, I […]

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