Immigration Justice is not just an issue for Donald Trump! Harvest is the spiritual theme of the month in August. How much of the foods we eat are harvested by undocumented people? How fairly are the folks who harvest our food treated by the macro-economic and political systems in which we live? How can we […]
Eating is essential to life. In our modern multi-national economies it has become increasingly difficult to live our ethical values. For example; how do we justify importing fruit from Chile, South America that require great amounts of fuel to transport, hence hurting the environment? How do we deal with pesticides and unhealthy agricultural growth hormones, […]
Religious historian Karen Armstrong has said that in every one of the major faiths, compassion, the ability to feel with the other, “is not only the test of true religiosity, it is what will bring us into the presence of what Jews, Christians and Muslims call God or the divine.” So, how do we start […]
We owe a debt to our planet, our community, our families, our ancestors that we can never hope to repay. This unending debts is not a cause of sorrow, but rather a call to celebrate and a call to receive the many gifts of life and community as a harvest of grace.
I always thought I had been antiracist in practice, living as an adult in Germantown for over 20 years. The last ten years I have come a long way in my understanding of race and how it affects my children and how I have been complicit by not understanding my white privilege and biases. I […]