I’ve enrolled in on online course offered by the United Methodist Church’s General Commission on Religion and Race. The course is entitled, “Implicit Bias: What We Don’t Think We Think.” It’s a simple course that you take at your own pace in three sections: 1) Recognizing Implicit Bias 2) Questioning Implicit Bias 3) Transforming Implicit... Continue Reading →
I don't imagine that my President, my Governor, and my County Commission will all agree on a day when we can "go back to church." For the sake of argument, however, let's say that they do. On Jugaustember 32nd we're all encouraged to have corporate worship again. That being the case, I don't imagine that... Continue Reading →
One never knows what a pandemic will bring. Oh, I don't mean the serious impacts. I mean the various coping mechanisms we will employ, the pastimes we will adopt, or the unexpected places where the anxiety may drive our hands. My hands have been driving a vintage 1961 model 221 J Singer Featherweight sewing machine.... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/9pPGIkPjg7o A reading of the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus with photos from the Holy Land.
The most prevalent conceptual tool employed to keep us well has been that of "flattening the curve." I've been thinking about that in terms of our national life together. It now occurs to me that we all have our own individual curves of coping with coronavirus. The upside of the curve is when our plans... Continue Reading →