reconciliation

Republican leadership has failed to secure enough support for the Graham-Cassidy bill, ending their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The next step for South Africa, in my humble opinion, is to get their 6-P stakeholders in a room with a skilled and experienced
Lessons from Kirkuk can inform plans to stabilize Mosul and Nineveh province after Mosul is liberated from the Islamic State.
Much of my life is spent between three locations. They represent two distinct America's - that of Seattle/Palm Springs and
We must make the effort to get to know people who are different from us. We must listen to their stories and try to understand
Originally published on Ozy Georgetown University recently acknowledged its historical role in slavery, offering preferential
I'm tired of explaining to "friends" that the phrase #BlackLivesMatter doesn't mean that other lives don't matter or that it is somehow an anti-white or anti-police slogan. There is an implied "too" at the end of the phrase.
On Friday our family wears orange. You can't compare pain and hurt like the one our people endured in the Residential Schools
After seventy years of continuing violent conflict, the time has come to end the hellish conditions that the Israelis and Palestinians have created for themselves before they are ultimately consumed by it.
This article is not meant to be controversial, though it does address a controversial topic: guns, mass shootings, the gun
Each time I am able to visit their country and speak with them, I am always struck by their enduring hope for the future of their nation and by how hard they are willing to work in order to make peace a reality. That's why it's been especially heart-breaking in recent weeks to see South Sudan slide further from peace, toward instability and conflict.
America must understand that Black Lives Matter is a movement born from the human spirit seeking community, harmony, and flourishing. It is biblical in its cause, revolutionary in its spirit, and democratic in its goals.
However, inspired by many of our teachers of color, some American Buddhists are starting to apply the teachings of the Buddha
Not everyone gets a second chance. If you are given the opportunity, the jury is out about whether "second time's the charm" or your relationship ultimately ends up in the same unsatisfying place.
The press is concerned with polls and primaries, numbers of delegates, and the reporter's hopes for exciting contested conventions. But many faith leaders are concerned with the moral quality of our national discourse -- how much fear, division, and even hate are dominating over trust, compassion, and even love.
This being an election year, many of us have found ourselves in conflict with others. We want to be good Christians (or citizens, even) and reach out to those poor, deluded souls, and see their faces as the face of Jesus standing over there on the other side of the chasm of disagreement looming before us.
But behind the principles of hermeneutics lies a worldview that shapes their use. In America that worldview is intensely
Something there is about us that loves a bridge. If you've ever seen the Golden Gate or the Brooklyn or any other of the world's great bridges, recall how your heart leapt up at the sight of one these majestic wonders, the thrill--perhaps fear--as you crossed the span.
Currently two different countries are mourning. But some among us are standing with one and ignoring and normalizing the other. This phenomenon was also found when the attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, and Paris took place in November.
On the world's bloody stage of escalating civil war and increasingly brutal acts of terrorism, the prospect of forgiveness and reconciliation these days may seem a fanciful notion devoid of legitimacy.