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Blessed are the People of Color

Blessed are the People of Color who dwell in the US, for theirs is God’s Cosmic Reign of Hope and Justice.
Blessed are the antiracists and peace-doers, for they shall bring forth a new world.
Blessed are those filled with rage at injustice, for they are the passion of God.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hebron

Christian Peacemaker Teams Board in Hebron, PalestineI attended the Christian Peacemaker Teams’ Board Meeting as the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship representative, not expecting anything life-altering, but transformation waits for no one.

Meeting the Mexico/US Border for the First Time

The School of the Americas Protest has become my activist family reunion. For the last five years, I’ve marched with many of the same people from organizations I trust and love. This year we converged on the Mexico/US border in Nogales.

Psalm 120 Remixed

I re-wrote Psalm 120 originally for a School of the Americas worship service at Union Theological Seminary. I find it still to be relevant, especially during this election season.

Psalm 120

In anger and despair I cry out to God,
that the Almighty might answer me,

praying

Yazidi Renewal in Iraqi Kurdistan

This post was a collobrative effort between Andrea Hickerson and Timothy Wotring

After our visit to Lalish, the holiest place for the Yazidis, we spent Monday learning about community efforts to support the Yazidis displacement and trauma at the hands of ISIS. Here are some of the leaders we met.

Sunrise

“Goodness brings goodness.”  - Nayf Sabry, Sunrise

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