Rolling down the tracks to the stop of the fine Ms. Karen Pieh Mahoney today. Kick off your boots and wet your whistle with her at http://write2thepoint.blogspot.com/ Invite your friends, too, but tell ’em they gotta behave themselves.
Violence, and then fire - an intriguing parallel between Pentecost and the George Floyd riots. But, unlike the violence and fire of an out-of-control plea for justice, the violence and fire of Pentecost were life-giving and transformative. They brought forth courageous men who went forth to spread the Good News to the ends of the earth. Many of them suffered martyrdom after having given witness to Christ. They were men and women of conviction who stood strong against hostility.