Clean Out Your Closet

Last month nearly three hundred people burned to death in a Pakistani clothing factory with dismal working conditions.  In a global economy we are often too insulated from the people who make our clothes and provide us with our most basic daily goods.  One of Ghandi's experiments in truth was to work as much as possible to respect the products of labor.  He would use a pencil down to the nib in order to honor the work of the one who made it.  If we honored labor in this way we would buy less and … [Read more...]

Memorize Monday: Love Justice

In this political season it is easy to lose sight of our essential call within society.  Micah 6:8 is a simple reminder of that call and is easy to memorize.  Don't let its simplicity fool you though--this is a rich passage that can bear much fruit upon meditation.  Savor this word:Micah 6:8He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. … [Read more...]