Category Archives: Capitalism

Humanity: an Affirmation

Today’s post is part of the third monthly synchroblog, “Spirit of the Poor” You will find other posts here.  Look around and comment.  All are welcome . There are two main ways that we use the word “humanity.” –        The … Continue reading

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Economics in the Bible

This post is part of the series “Spirit of the Poor” which is being hosted this month by Luke Harms. Please look at his post and that of others who join us, and contribute your writing as well. There is … Continue reading

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2014: analysis, We (i.e. environmental activist) who fail to act on what we understand are the cause

 The pattern of most presentations by environmentalists, like Al Gore’s movie, Inconvenient Truth, is to show the dire situation we are in followed by a word of hope; such as  “but we have the answers, we just need the will … Continue reading

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synchroblog/linkup Conflict Minerals #Spiritofthepoor

Today is the beginning of a concerted effort to dialogue about how our life style affects us and the world.  This blog is about how our lifestyle cause suffering in the rest of the world, and Esther Emery will post a blog … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 2: Part 1.

Micah 6:1-8 6:1 Hear what the LORD says: 6:6 “With what shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? 6:7 Will the … Continue reading

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2014; Analysis: Our world is in serious trouble

I wrote my Five-year plan in 2007, and in 2010, soon after I learned that my cancer had metastasized, I wrote an essay on what I had learned in my life. Here is the basic outline: Our world is in … Continue reading

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2014: Five-Year Plan; 3. Invest in Community

FIVE-YEAR PLAN 1. Repent for thinking it was all right to live the way we have been living. It wasn’t, and we should have known it. 2. Don’t look away from the hard reality because it is depressing. Whatever it … Continue reading

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