Bringing Justice [A Prayer]

Good and gracious God, Rescue us from our self-importance. Pull us from the depths of our short-sighted selfishness. Remind us of the interconnectedness of life. Convict us with the reality that a threat to justice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Inspire us toward lives lived out for others -- lives that persistently shout … Continue reading Bringing Justice [A Prayer]

Social Justice as a Spiritual Practice

The concept of “peace” is at the heart of most of the world’s religions. Christianity tells us “Blessed are the peacemakers.” The Muslim greeting, "As-Salaam-Alaikum," literally means, “peace be with you.” In Judaism, the Hebrew word for peace is shalom, which is derived from one of the names of God. One of the purposes of … Continue reading Social Justice as a Spiritual Practice