Joseph Campbell said it well: “You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.”
“Kingdomtide invites us to allow that inner courage to become activated in our world today: seeking justice for the oppressed, reconciliation of races and cultures, and speaking truth to power…”
“There is something in me so bright and shining in itself that the darkness I fall into or make whether in despair or delight cannot thwart the flow of this inner light.”
John Lewis’s last admonition for Americans and all those who pursue life as The Beloved Community: “Together, You can Redeem the Soul of the Nation” by John Lewis
“Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part to help build what we called the Beloved Community, a nation and world society at peace with itself.”
“I don’t have the power to grant my next breath, but what if my next breath came from a well of deep gratitude? And the next breath? and so on. Then I would be living the ‘Eucharistic Life” where all is gifted grace.”
Pray, discern, and take Spirit-led action in the difficult and long work of restorative justice, community healing, and reconciliation.