Tag: human-rights

Millions for Prisoner Rights, March on Washington, Abolish Amendment 13

Incarceration, peace and justice
"And whoever saves a life it is as though he had saved the lives of all mankind" (5:32). "Each [hu]man's step forward is a step forward for all of [hu]mankind." the great white* brotherhood * "white" here is not a reference to race but to the Aura of White Light that surrounds the appointed ones, those who have arisen from every race, creed and walk of life to lead others to enlightenment. - Jamie Dedes
Sunny Sunday: Moving to Action

Sunny Sunday: Moving to Action

Essay, GLBT, Quote, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Where is your light today? What is inspiring you? Transforming you? What is allowing you to be love to the world? “I will remember this word," he said. "Shenanigans. It is a good word.” ― John Flanagan, The Emperor of Nihon-Ja Today, I would like to introduce shenanigator, Professor Dean Spade. Professor Spade teaches law at Seattle University. However, his shenanigator honors comes from his focus on how the justice system impacts the LGBTQ* community. He founded the Sylvia Rivera Law Project which is a "civil rights organization focusing on equality for gender non-conforming people. Built organization from initial fellowship project to eight staff in four years, won several precedent-setting lawsuits, represented hundreds of clients, and performed dozens of training seminars for governm

Sabbath Saturday-Resting and Working in Prayer

Photography, Quote, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Pope Frances has called for a day of fasting and prayer for the people of Syria. Today we are having a labyrinth walk to focus our hearts on word peace.  Now it seems prayer is a still moment in our lives, but sometimes it can be very active as we involve others in the community and reach our fingertips out to be stretched in faith. Today will be such a day. Below I have some of the prayers I have assembled for people to use. … World Prayers for Peace A Prayer for Our World in light of the crisis in Syria Sacred One, We confess to you that we are often blind to the plight of our neighbors. Instead of turning the other cheek, we look the other direction. Rather than hearing the cry of the oppressed, we turn up the volume in our lives. Rather than be prophetic, we heap words that are me