Leaving Home

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I no longer think the promised land has a longitude or a latitude. I no longer think the promised land is a heavenly castle or a Marxist utopia.

The land, I think, is within. The promised land, the home is living in this present moment with the world as it is. The home is the road.

Choose Life–Right Now!

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This is the choice that is being offered to us. We can choose to follow the fear mongers and hatred sowers as they blindly build walls and fortresses to keep us safe from imaginary dangers, or we can say no, now more than ever we must continue to be seen as a beacon of hope to the world.

The Only Way?

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Some people have said to me and likely to many of you as well, that he is our president and we need to accept it. I do accept the fact that he is president. But my Christian calling, my following of Jesus, the way, the truth, and the life, means that for me, I am called to resist the sexism, the homophobia, the xenophobia, and the racism that was the groundswell that brought this person to the White House. I am called to speak out and resist the actions that are the outcomes of these constructs.

A Beliefless and a Beloveful Christianity

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Another cool thing about my religion, if you would like to sign up, although I don’t have any forms, is that you can belong to another religion and belong to mine too. My religion is not exclusive. You can be a Methodist or a Jew or a Muslim or a Rastafarian or a Presbyterian and you can be a member of my religion, too.