Journal

Tag: reconciliation

The God Who Sees

By: Karen McNary Participant on our recent Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage, April 13-14, 2019 I came into Coracle’s Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage on Palm Sunday weekend feeling hurt but hopeful, exacerbated yet expectant. The weekend marked the end of the sixth...
The First of the Seven Last Words

The First of the Seven Last Words

(I offered these reflections today at The Falls Church Anglican) This Good Friday, we remember the seven last words of Jesus from the cross.  Seven last gasps.  The Apostle John said of Jesus that if a person tried to write down all the things he did and said, the...

SOUNDINGS – What Then Shall We Do?

This past week I was pleased and privileged again to attend the Matthew 25 Gathering, where folks from the Anglican Church of North America gather to encourage each other in the ways that God has called us to work for the Kingdom, and work for justice with mercy. ...

Towards Racial Healing in America

Brothers and sisters, we are ALL pained by the ongoing and exacerbated tensions around race in our moment.  And I know if you’re reading this, you want to be part of the healing and part of the reconciliation.   To help us do this, me and quite a few dear friends are...

SOUNDINGS: The ‘Mini’ Tikkun Olam

“Tikkun Olam” is I think one of the most powerful phrases on the planet.  It’s Hebrew and of the Jewish tradition, and captures the vocation of post-Fall woman and man.  It simply means “repair of the world”.   Embedded in Tikkun Olam are the assertions that...