Posts from August 2016

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In 2009 a group of Native Americans did an amazing thing – a “Sacred Hoop Journey of Forgiveness” that zig-zagged through the nation to the sites of many former Indian boarding schools.  It was organized by “White Bison,” an organization that “offers sobriety, recovery, addictions prevention, and wellness/Wellbriety learning resources to the Native American community […]


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Another shooting on Erie’s streets.  For a community of roughly 100,000 souls whose history has not been considered unusually violent, there are far too many of them these days.  I serve a suburban congregation and live in a suburban home.  What is our connection to such events beyond thinking “how terrible?”  The neighborhoods we choose […]