A former Congressional intern who gave tours of the U.S. Capitol reflects on the experience of watching a mob take over the building on January 6th. Where do we go from here? What does reconciliation look like moving forward? We can learn from our experience of the Sacrament.
What Senator Ted Cruz called an “assault” and a “despicable act of terrorism,” for us in the Black community, was the reinforcement of several realities that we have known for centuries: that our nation is characterized by white privilege and racist violence.
What is discipleship? What is mere discipleship? The opening line of my newest poem, “Mere Discipleship,” says that “mere discipleship sheds easy excuses, burns hot and bright,” and that line is just the beginning of unpacking a process of following Christ. Are you a disciple? Are you a mere disciple? How do you know? Pray with me in today’s reflection and discover how I uncover that I am a mere disciple.
The second season of the hit manga series “The Promised Neverland” focuses on the sacrifices and risks we take for the people we love. It ultimately reminds us that we exist in and for community.
How does Raphael Warnock’s black liberation theology offer a path forward from the insurrection at the Capitol?