Interdependence Day (sermon; 120701)

How many of you, as a youth, ever made fun of one of your siblings? How many *defended* that sibling, if others criticized them? How many are at least a little uncomfortable when your spouse or partner makes the same observations about your family out loud that you admit silently to yourself?

Just because we love something, it does not mean that we don’t recognize its faults.

I *love* the United States of America. I ~read more~

vm: Alice Walker

This week we celebrate the birthday of Alice Walker, who reminds us that “the most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”