Racial Justice Viddui

Racial Justice Viddui – Confessional Prayer Al cheit shechatanu l’fanecha… For the sins we have committed Al cheit shechatanu l’fanecha…  We have sinned against you by failing to see the systems of racism upon which our country was built — the conquest and colonization of America that stole the land and lives of millions of American Indians; the slave trade that abducted millions of African souls from their native lands…

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El Paso, Dayton, your town, my town

El Paso, Dayton,your town, my town. The El Paso Del Sol Trauma Medical Director said:“It was a long night and long day.” I would add –it has been a long…

People plan. God laughs.

[Delivered at Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church, July 14, 2019 & Temple Beth El, July 19, 2019. Based on Parashat Balak and Haftarah on Micah.] “Der mensch tracht, un gott lacht…

Clergy, Moral Courage, and Reproductive Rights

Being clergy calls for moral courage and being a voice for those who are voiceless. Women facing one of the most painful life decisions of choosing to terminate a pregnancy…

What are we teaching our children?

“Say No to HB 370” Press Conference & Interfaith Clergy Rally to Protect our Immigrant Neighbors We stand here today not as politicians but as religious leaders – committed to…