Promoting political, environmental, economic justice; defying corporatocracy; advocating for the rights of LGBTQs, women, immigrants, and workers; building community; saving public schools and the USPS; exploring progressive Christianity.
When are they going to learn that it’s not enough to just change the words they use? The problem is not one of language; it’s one of attitude. They don’t respect women enough to let them make decisions concerning their own bodies. All the political correctness in the world won’t make up for that.
One of this Episcopalian’s very, very best friends is a witch. Yes, we are on different spiritual paths, and yet she is one of the people on this planet with whom I feel the most spiritually affinity. Funny ol’ world, idn’t it?
I was involved in a discussion not long ago about the power of nonviolent resistance, and one person commented that we don’t have a Gandhi, we don’t have a Mandela, we don’t have a Martin Luther King Jr. My response is that without the many people who worked tirelessly without recognition, without notoriety, there would have been no one for them to lead. The movement gives rise to its leaders; not the other way around. We really are the ones we’ve been waiting for.