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Tuesday’s Temptation: Acceptance

Tuesday’s Temptation: Acceptance

"Life" Issues, activism, prayer, Prayer Practice
Acceptance is a fine line to walk.  One has to accept what is while working towards changing the world to be more merciful and just.  It is a paradox--acceptance and change.  I come to these thoughts after the ragged theology of Jefferson Sessions was used to justify taking children away from their parents.  It is so easy to be overwhelmed be media in this circumstance.  To just accept what seems, to me, to be indescribable evil.  Seeing the photos of children crying.  Hearing the stories of heartbreak. Being overwhelmed on a daily basis leads to inaction which leads to a perverted acceptance of a new status quo of horror. This is not okay.  We cannot give in.  We cannot accept.  We must offer change. Now, how do we do that?  That is the next task!  Thinking of strategies that cre