Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ten Things I Love about the Occupy Movement!

I love… … hearing our Constitution quoted. … having front row seats to democracy in all its messiness. … real conversations about real issues. … experiencing social media outpacing mass media. … watching municipalities struggle, some more successfully than others, … Continue reading

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Resources for Occupying Your Heart

Today I created a new blog based on the name of yesterday’s regular blog post. It is intended to be a place for sharing resources with others doing spiritually-based economic justice work. It’s just getting started and I don’t know … Continue reading

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Occupy Your Heart

A few years back, when a US invasion of Iraq seemed increasingly inevitable, I struggled with my role as a parish minister. I felt strongly against the war, and yet, I wanted the congregation I was serving to be a … Continue reading

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A Commonwealth of Love

Suppose we try to bring about a Commonwealth of Love… create a society centered on the public well-being or common welfare.  Suppose we did that and our guiding principle was love.  Suppose… Creating a Commonwealth of Love is not a … Continue reading

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