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why Christians MUST care about Bruce Jenner

I am often appalled by those people who I know are self-described Christians who make awful, hateful comments about, well, about everything. Whether it’s Facebook posts or tweets or just off the cuff hurtful “jokes” about people and events in the news, I find it painful every single time, though I have long stopped being… Continue reading why Christians MUST care about Bruce Jenner

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From prisoners to poets

“Why place inmates at a site with a breathtaking view of the confluence of the James and Warwick rivers, unless one were trying to rehabilitate prisoners into poets?” Why indeed! This quote comes from a 1991 Daily Press editorial on the Newport News City prison farm, a sizeable piece of property run by the City… Continue reading From prisoners to poets

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love grows up

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle; love is a war; love is a growing up.” – James Baldwin I think we need more love educators in our culture. I think our understanding of what love is has been so watered down and corrupted… Continue reading love grows up