This is a repost of my last year’s Huffington Post, “Jesus and the Cross“.
I hate to be rejected. Don’t you?
No one likes rejection. Yet, we experience rejection and its pain from an early age. Children feel hurt when, on the playground or in other settings, they are not allowed to play a game with the rest of the kids. Childhood rejection may even be self-inflicted, when we resent the fact that we are afraid to climb up to the top of the Jungle Gym. Continue reading
This is my latest Huffington Post piece called, “I Can’t Breathe”. It is co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson. Please share.
When Eric Garner was held in a chokehold on Staten Island on July 17, 2014, by New York City police officer Daniel Panteleo, he yelled 11 times, “I can’t breathe.” The medical examiner’s office ruled Garner’s death a Continue reading
I am attending the COP20 in Lima, Peru as a World Council of Churches’ delegate. I am reposting one of their pieces. Feel free to share this piece.
Care for creation and affirmation of faith values in addressing the impact of climate change were highlighted in a number of initiatives organized by members of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Lima, Peru. The capital is hosting the 20th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, from 1-12 December. Continue reading