Today we celebrate the Autumnal Equinox, better known as the first day of autumn. With summertime behind us, I will resume sending Love Notes, and thought it fitting to do so with a poem in celebration of the turning of the season.
If you were able to attend this past Sunday’s service you’ll perhaps remember me mentioning the sharing of podcasts, etc… that contain messages to inform our understanding and engagement in the fight for racial justice. This is the first of these messages.
David Wagoner offers a lovely poem here about quieting our minds and our environments to hear the singing of the stars. As I read through the poem I saw example after example of noise in my life…television – yes; street traffic – … read more.
Sometimes I open the windows in my kitchen at night to let the cool night air grace the space that had been warmed earlier that day by the summer’s heat. In the morning it is a delight to enter this space which, in … read more.
Numerous people I’ve talked to recently share an unsettled-ness that I too am experiencing this 4th of July. The protests and civil unrest have brought to the fore the realities of what this holiday has long represented for people in our black communities. … read more.
LSURJ Faith, Presbyterian and other community faith leaders of all colors are asking you to sign this brief interfaith Justice for Breonna press release – https://bit.ly/BreDemands. The plan is for it to be released Sunday evening, June 21, for publication Monday, … read more.