Tag: mid-south peace and justice

Don’t Thumb Your Nose at the Spirit

I hate the Holy Spirit. Okay, hate is a strong word. But I have issues with this Spirit that constantly tells me to do things that embarrass the hell out of me. Take the recent prayer vigil I attended. A friend of mine was to be a featured speaker at the vigil. She is one of the authors of Writing Our Way Home: A Group Journey Out of Homelessness....

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“Yes, I Mind!”

So, here’s a story, one of my favorite from my young adult years. My sister went to visit her husband’s constitutional law class. The class is full of first year law students at a prestigious law school. Big bombastic law professor (this is the way I remember it.) Anyway, the professor leads the class in a call-and-response. He says, “When the...

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Why I Like Mid-South Peace and Justice

They support the MATA riders On Easter Saturday, in response to the KKK rally, they hosted MEMPHIS UNITED They have cool t-shirts Paul Garner, the MSPJ Organizing Coordinator, helped start The Bridge street paper They empower men and women who have experienced homelessness I bought my tomatoes from them one summer To contribute to Mid-South Peace...

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