22 06, 2017

I am a Women of White Privilege…

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Her Voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

I am a woman whose heart seeks justice, equality, and dignity for every human being. Over the past few months though I have felt my voice go silent as I became paralyzed by the continued acts of violence and discrimination enacted against my African American friends, Hispanic sisters, and Muslim neighbors. The divide seems to be widening and the fear intensifying as people take their corners. In my silence, I have taken action. In my silence, I have decided to [...]

11 10, 2013

5 things I learned from wearing the same dress for 6 months…

By |October 11th, 2013|Categories: Pondering, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

My churches women's Bible study is currently reading, Jen Hatmaker's book, 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. They are not only reading it, they are living it out, one chapter at a time. Last week, my Bible study friends cut their food budgets in half or some cases, in thirds, giving the excess to charity...this week they cleaned out their closets and gave away their excess clothes. This is were I come into the picture. Yesterday, at Bible study, I had [...]

19 03, 2013

The Shakertown Pledge…Are you in?

By |March 19th, 2013|Categories: Social Justice|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Almost forty years ago, a small group of people, moved my the global poverty-ecology crisis they saw around them, joined together at the site of a Shaker Village near Harrodsburg, Kentucky to make a covenant that they would share what they had with others and work towards a world of equality and one of social justice. Here is the pledge in its entirety: Recognizing that Earth and the fullness thereof is a gift from our gracious God, and that we [...]

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