In a year of struggle, it is important to remember the message of Christmas, “The light shines in the darkness.” We are to share that light.
In the Christmas story as told by Luke, there is a theme running throughout of God seeing people who feel unseen.
NYOJoe 007: Sometimes we move on from Thanksgiving far too quickly. This year, when we may be more excited than ever for what’s next, let’s remember to take thanksgiving with us.
We white people must move from seeing ourselves as allies “supporting our black brothers and sisters,” to integral partners in dismantling racist systems.
It may not be a prayer we’re proud of, but crying out to God from pain, doubt and fear has a long history in our faith.