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Sunday, September 13, 2015

"Biko"

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
Thirty years have passed since the Kairos Document was signed and given to the world as witness to the turmoil, injustice, and coming crisis in Apartheid-controlled South Africa. That country is still far from perfect. But then so is our own country, yes?

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Don't Ruin Today

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
One of my favorite authors published a book called "Love and Death," which was published in 2008 shortly before he died. I'm re-reading it now and once again enjoying his message  ... that love and death are allies.
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Monday, August 3, 2015

Trump, Trump, and the American Way

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
What is it that Donald Trump represents? His surge in the latest polls and the crowds he draws to his political rallies are truly astounding. It's a phenomenon probably too significant to ignore. But beyond the freakishness of his occasionally outlandish behavior and statements, what else do the numbers reflect? How do you explain such a political phenomenon?
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Sunday, July 19, 2015

A Broken Vessel

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
We’re all broken in one way or another. We are all broken vessels. But despite our brutish stupidity, God’s Light still comes through our brokenness. That’s how it is, mate!
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Best of Times and the Worst of Times: Heroic Forgiveness

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
Once again we as a nation are witness to a homegrown terrorist act aimed at intimidating a whole group and destroying innocent others going about their daily lives. You can be warped by learning to hate and you can be saved by learning to love. And the lesson applies to us all.
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