Tag Archives: Racism

Let the Little Children Come to Me (and to America)

“God, for so many people facing an impossible decision—to stay home and face violence and the threat of death, or to make the dangerous journey north and face the threat of violence and separation from children—we lift prayers for wisdom. … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Want you to get Shooted”

Two recent events – one real and one fictional – sent me back a decade ago to an experience that changed my view of the world forever. The real event was the recent acquittal of a Minnesota police office for … Continue reading

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What is “White Privilege?”

In the recent film, Hidden Figures, Katharine (played by Octavia Spencer), a black woman who is in informally in charge of the “black computer group,” has been repeatedly denied promotion to supervisor by her white boss, Vivian. In my favorite scene in … Continue reading

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1214 S. Kedzie St. – Guest Blog by Sherrie Wolthuis

This post is the first in a new series called Journeys. A journey can be an  actual trip or it can be a pathway to spiritual or emotional growth.It can be a life-story passed down to children or grandchildren.  A … Continue reading

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I’m a Racist

Living as Apprentices This morning I read a wonderfully warm and authentic article* by a local pastor on racism which, he called ” a slippery snake that pokes its head out of the rocks and then slides back into the labyrinth of our thoughts.”  … Continue reading

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