A Great Storm Is Over

Jone Johnson Lewis Writing on Inauguration Day, 2021 While my mind wants to believe today that we are waking up after a nightmare, this was a period that caused incredible damage.  (I’m remembering that the outgoing president’s inaugural address four years...

Alternative Futures

Brueggemann, a Protestant Biblical scholar and theologian, stood for religion as providing a alternative narrative to forces of nationalism, militarism, and consumerism. While I do not share his Christian faith, I do share his basic commitment to the idea that in order to make change, we need counter-narratives to “this is how it is and how it always shall be.”

Imagining Democracy

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Like many others, I was glued to watching and reading news yesterday.  I woke up celebrating that the turnout in Georgia was so large. I could not go to sleep until the certification process was finished. Do I think democracy is dead because...

2021 Martin Luther King Day of Service

Looking for an opportunity to add some goodness and kindness into the world? The Riverdale Y is sponsoring another MLK Day of Service. There will be two socially distanced packaging projects taking place at the Riverdale Y (medical supplies and food) as well as a...

A Time to Imagine New Ways

As the New Year begins, how can we use our imaginations to help create a world that is more livable, loving, just, and peaceful?

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