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Lenten Lectio: Reflection on Psalm 22:23-31

All of you who revere the Lord—praise him!
All of you who are Jacob’s descendants—honor him!
All of you who are all Israel’s offspring—stand in awe of him!

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Lectio

Love Will Heal

My home church is doing a study on the prophets. One of the things we talked about while I was there is how no matter how far Israel veered from their devotion to God, the word from the prophet always left room for love, for redemption. 518 more words

7:04 PM, 13th Feb, 2015

Remember in a fight for freedom the oppressor and the oppressed both belong to the same human race.

Thoughts

On Pashtuns, Kalashnikovs and Kameezes

Ever tried googling “Muslim woman”? For many Muslim women, it is a demoralizing experience. Try it, and it will quickly become very clear why. You are instantly bombarded with hundreds of images of burka clad, veiled women who have the word “oppressed” plastered all over their faces. 660 more words

Pakistan

Book Review – Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire

If you haven’t read Pedagogy of the Oppressed you should make it a top priority on your reading list.  This book defies the status quo oppression of North American culture and presents us with entering into dialogue with those we might oppress.  1,767 more words

Book Review

The Prorogued University

Earlier today the University of Guyana Student Society took matters into their own hands and took things a bit further deeming the University as “prorogued” until further action by the administration to provide basic services to students. 106 more words

Poetry