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Psalm 91

Safe: Thoughts On Tornadoes And Hate Violence

Rev. Vicki Flippin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Religion
Rev. Vicki Flippin

I find it hard to say the word "safe" this week without thinking about the anti-gay hate crimes that have been occurring in our community this year. I have reacted strongly to these acts, but I know that, in this case, I am like the New Yorkers who have never been directly affected by tornadoes.

Fear Not

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Our minds operate somewhat like water filters that are designed to eliminate elements determined by the ego to be detrimental to its agenda.

A Wing and a Prayer

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

During the storm and in the wake of devastation, safe and secure in my apartment, which blessedly retained its electricity, the WWII anthem "Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer" (Harold Adamson and Jimmie McHugh) entered my consciousness, a reminder of those war-torn days.

Racism Is Fueled By Fear

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

Fear is immobilizing and it keeps us separated. Our "them and us" mentality has no place in a country that is working to be a democracy, and it certainly has no place in our communities of faith.