Monday, April 27, 2015

"Our God is a God of hospitality." -- Stanley Hauerwas

(via AZSpot)

Friday, April 24, 2015

"This is the toxic tribalism that repeats itself over and over throughout the West. Western victims are mourned and humanized, while victims of Western violence are invisible and thus dehumanized. Aside from being repugnant in its own right, this formula, by design, is deeply deceptive as propaganda: It creates the impression among Western populations that we are the victims but not the perpetrators of heinous violence, that terrorism is something done to us but that we never commit ourselves, that 'primitive, radical and inhumanely violent' describes the enemy tribe but not our own." 

-- Glenn Greenwald

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Young adult gay Christians tell their stories.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

"When we see others as the enemy, we risk becoming what we hate. When we oppress others, we end up oppressing ourselves. All of our humanity is dependent upon recognizing the humanity in others."

-- Desmond Tutu

Friday, April 17, 2015

"The evil in the world is all of our own making, and it proceeds entirely from our ruthless, senseless, wasteful, destructive, and suicidal neglect of our own being." 

-- Thomas Merton

Sunday, April 12, 2015

"The need for ripeness — for the slow finishing work of God in me. It needs my desire, my consecrated attention, my submission, my withdrawal from noise and confusion."

--Thomas Merton