Can True Compassion Change the World?

Last week I started a discussion (You can read it in my post A Dream of Heaven). I asked a question: "Is it really possible, do I really believe, that peace can overcome all the violent evil I see in the world around me?" Another headline has gripped the world's attention. Another tragedy has ripped … Continue reading Can True Compassion Change the World?

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Open Letter to the Church – A Compassion Wednesday Post

I see you. I see the fear that has gripped you. Fear for your safety, for your family. You see the carnage and atrocities everywhere you look. I'm afraid, too. It is rational to be afraid. It is rational to want to protect your loved ones. But, we're taking this beyond rational fear. Rational fear … Continue reading Open Letter to the Church – A Compassion Wednesday Post

Far From My Bedside

It was difficult to know what to write today. My mind still swims with the muck of recent days. Most of us are still swimming with it. This is a lot of free writing, and may not make a lot of sense. Bear with me. I think John Pavlovitz had a poignant post for all … Continue reading Far From My Bedside