Category: Compassion & Justice

I Pity the Fool

By Jon Carlson Where do you locate evil? In the aftermath of the deadly white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, it’s easy to point to places where evil was active: evil was marching down the...

Be Human

By Micky ScottBey Jones For all my activist, organizer, social justice warrior, touched-by-the-pain-in-the-world type Beloveds out there: The air feels heavy today. So many agonizing headlines and painful hashtags it’s hard at times not...

Interdependence Day Supper

By Lauren Plummer Earlier this month, neighbors and people of faith in Nashville, TN, celebrated the 4th of July a little differently. Rather than celebrating a traditional Independence Day, we gathered to consider and celebrate...

Without a Home

By Rachel Covert Nearly 550,000 people sleep on the street every night in the US. One particular issue that has occupied the attention of the media lately is the plight of children and adolescents...