Monthly Archives: March 2017

Signs of Hope in Lent: The Power of Telling Our Story, Part 3

I’ll conclude with these reflections from an interview with Wendell Berry after Donald Trump was elected. Berry said, “Happiness is a great mental faculty. It happens. One of the best things I know about happiness is that some days I’m happy. … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope in Lent: The Power of Telling Our Story, Part 2

I remember the day Pete (one of the eldest gang leaders, not his real name) sat on top of me, pinned my arms with his knees, the crotch of his nylon basketball shorts within inches of my face. He shouted … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope in Lent: The Power of Telling Our Story, Part 1

Scriptures: Luke 13:34-35 Psalm 19:7-14 Song: “We Fall Down” By Donnie McClurkin “This is what it means to be penitent: to face ourselves honestly and with hope. Truth — the kind of truth that sets us free — is hopeful … Continue reading

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