Shelter from the Storm

9000 law enforcement officials search for a nineteen year old. Lock down the entire Boston metroplex. What is going on here?

CESAR CHAVEZ DAY, 2013

“It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.” – Cesar [...]

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Shelter from the Storm

9000 law enforcement officials search for a nineteen year old. Lock down the entire Boston metroplex. What is going on here?

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CESAR CHAVEZ DAY, 2013

“It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.” – Cesar [...]

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From No Shame to Nothing in Common

“There is grandeur in this view of life… (that) from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been and are being evolved ..” Darwin

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National Coalition of Interfaith Leaders Gather To Discuss Role of Faith in Occupy Wall St

“You have this sacred space cordoned off, but it’s also made sacred by the people.”

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2012 V-Day .. What OCCUPY should remember ..

“I am over this rape culture where the privileged with political and physical and economic might, take what and who they want, when they want it, as much as they want, any time they want it.”

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MLK 2012 nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation ..

“In the final analysis, the rich must not ignore the poor because both rich and poor are tied in a single garment of destiny.”

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Civil Rights Era Council of Elders and the Possibility of Solidarity

“We need to launch our imaginations beyond the thinking of the past. We need to discern who we are and expand on our humanness and sacredness. That’s how we change the world, which happens because WE will be the change.” – Dr. Grace Lee Boggs

Former Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries leads OWS Protestors over church barricades..

“Injustice, unfairness, and the strangle hold of greed which has beset humanity in our times must be answered with a resounding, “No!” You are that answer.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Cathedral opens its doors to Occupy Boston assemblies

Lord prepare me to be a sanctuary
Pure and holy, tried and true
With thanksgiving, I’ll be a living
Sanctuary for You

An Act of Peacebuilding at (Un)Occupy Albuquerque

“We are vanishing from the earth, yet I cannot think we are useless or Usen (God) would not have created us…. For each tribe of men Usen created, He also made a home.”
- Words spoken by Chiricahua Apache Warrior Goyathlay (Geronimo)

Occupy is changing the conversation on our airwaves and in the halls of power. May it also change the conversation this Thanksgiving. – Groubdswell ..

Un-Thanksgiving .. Remembing what this American tradition is all about, which is basically “Loving your neighbor,” as Jesus said I should do. My heart goes out to the Native Americans, whose land we essentially took .. still fighting for federal recognition as independent nations trying to reclaim their land. My heart is with you.

Elderly woman, priest pepper-sprayed during Occupy protest .. A Pastoral Lament for my Country ..

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 4:45 AM
America, America, my country ‘tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty
Of thee I sing
America, oh America
America the Beautiful has fallen.
- Rev. Rich Lang
University Temple United Methodist Church Seattle