Social Justice, Nonviolence, Violence, Justice, Injustice, Politics, Martin Luther King Jr.

Is It A Good Or A Bad Thing?

About a week ago I posted My Thank You Note to President Trump. It received a lot more attention than I ever expected. In response to that posting someone sent me the following: Dear Father Mike, I’m a little confused (pardon that). The past twelve months have been tumultuous, to put it mildly. Is it a good or a bad thing to stand publicly against … Continue reading Is It A Good Or A Bad Thing?

Mahatma Gandhi, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King Jr, Donald Trump, John Dear, Nonviolence, Social Justice, Politics, Justice, Injustice,

My Thank You Note to President Trump

Mr. President, I did not vote for you and I never thought I would be saying this but I owe you a debt of gratitude. Less than a week into your presidency you have already done for me something I do not think Mrs. Clinton could have or would have done had she been elected president. Your words and actions have inspired me. They have … Continue reading My Thank You Note to President Trump

May God Bless You With Anger, Tears, Foolishness

May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people so that you may work for justice, freedom and peace. May God bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, hunger, and war so that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and turn their pain into joy. And may God bless you with enough foolishness … Continue reading May God Bless You With Anger, Tears, Foolishness