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Fear of Fueling Islamophobia: A Few Days Out From the Orlando

My grief — at the Orlando massacre and the barely imaginable loss of life, and its intentional targeting of the gay community — is not separate from my fear. I fear that in the aftermath of this intentional act of … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Those Lost in the Orlando Massacre

June 14, 2016 Shriver Job Corps Devens, Massachusetts I am sad. I am mad. I am afraid. These small words keep repeating in my head and heart. We are here to give voice to our grief because of the lives … Continue reading

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When the World Is Sick: Grief at the Pulse

I mourn these beautiful dead. In my head and out loud, I cannot stop singing this song, with my voice much louder on for the second line. When the world is sick, can’t no one be well But I dreamt … Continue reading

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Ditto God as Poetry

“Are you ever going to talk about God?” I am currently and temporarily serving a church that is officially affiliated as United Church of Christ.  It has a Christian history, though its present and anticipated future is more theologically diverse. … Continue reading

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