Back to Normalcy: A Primer on Privilege

Examining my feelings, I find that I am slowly going back to normal, or at least easing into the new normal. For me, normal is thinking about me, myself and mine and not thinking about the things that have been troubling the world lately. I am worrying about Christmas and finding lunch. Meanwhile… Cops who shoot unarmed people are still free. That’s not a new normal, … Continue reading Back to Normalcy: A Primer on Privilege

Because Lent is NOT about Social Justice

April 22 is an odd day this year.  Some have made the link between Good Friday and Earth Day. Some have said ‘Please don’t‘.  Complicating matters for me, personally, is the fact that my daughter’s first birthday just happens to be April 22, 2011.  We will celebrate A.’s birthday on Saturday. It’s not that Good Friday is a bad time to conserve energy, commit to … Continue reading Because Lent is NOT about Social Justice