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Daily Practice for August 5, 2016

Daily Practice for August 5, 2016

Word: Yesterday, I was sitting in training to become a Peacemaking Circle Keeper (similar to a facilitator). It is continuing on today and tomorrow. I am the only "lay" person among a population of lawyers, detention staff, and probation folks. The values of peacemaking circles align with my values and with the values of most of the churches I interact with. I forget what a bubble I live in. I have the luxury of thinking about, enjoying, and holding justice, mercy, peace, love, and inclusion. Most of these folks have not had that luxury. And perhaps that is the way it is in "the real world." Clawing for positions, being disappointed, anger at being looked over, moving from task-to-task, and yearning for another way. This points to something our faith communities must become. If this is...