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Restoration > Retribution

Non-redemptive blaming fails everyone. Yes, there are willfully bad people who need justice served. No one could honestly deny that. However, most people (we social media pundits included) are deeply entangled with complex dynamics of suffering injustices while also returning injustices in very unhelpful ways. These cycles can be broken with reality based HOPE. Specifically related to police …

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Faithful Christians Who Hate…Aren’t

Matthew 5 includes the beatitudes and one of the least honored teachings of Jesus: 43-47 “You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you …

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