Language Arts class in small-town Sikeston, Missoura High School English class included dissecting the minutia of literary classics of the day. Among these was Harper Lee’s treatment of rape, class, racial violence, and justice (and injustice) in 1,331 more words
Tags » Faith & Religion
It’s always startling to look up from the pews and not see the image of Christ up behind the altar. Many churches place a veil there during Holy Week, or even the entire 40 days of Lent, to aid in our Lenten journey of “doing without.” Apparently this is an ancient custom, another tradition packed with meaning and symbolism. 700 more words
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I woke up this morning thinking about how the organization I work for (an Evangelical para-church ministry) is handling the issue of sexuality. There’s a ton of people within the “Christian” world who are writing posts, debating, writing papers, and occasionally having an actual civil discussion about what to do about homosexuality. 944 more words
If we all could play with the hands we were dealt, we would have a better place on this earth to live. But, instead we try to change the hand we were dealt. 693 more words