Love for a Thousand Generations

Love for a Thousand Generations

“For a thousand generations…” There’s this phrase that comes up a lot in the Old Testament. It’s a promise, or maybe, even more, a declaration—that God’s love will endure for a thousand generations. Yes, it is meant to be a symbolic number—it means God’s love abounds for more generations than…
Love for a Thousand Generations

Love for a Thousand Generations

“For a thousand generations…” There’s this phrase that comes up a lot in the Old Testament. It’s a promise, or maybe, even more, a declaration—that God’s love will endure for a thousand generations. Yes, it is meant to be a symbolic number—it means God’s love abounds for more generations than…
In Honor of John Lewis

In Honor of John Lewis

Civil Rights activist and longtime Congressional Representative John Lewis died earlier this week. His life was a testimony to the power of love. For anyone who is not familiar with his history as a non-violent protester throughout the 1960s and his continued commitment to non-violent means towards political change, I…
Forgiveness, Racial Healing, and Justice

Forgiveness, Racial Healing, and Justice

What role does forgiveness play in the work of racial healing and justice?  On my podcast this week, I am replaying an interview with my friend Niro Feliciano. This conversation first appeared on her podcast, All Things Life. One question Niro asked is about the role of forgiveness when it…
S3 E5 | Why I Wrote White Picket Fences

S3 E5 | Why I Wrote White Picket Fences

When it comes to the enduring legacy of racism, what place is there for forgiveness, humility, and healing? On today’s episode, Amy Julia’s friend Niro Feliciano interviews her about how she came to write White Picket Fences and what she has learned in talking about social divisions over the past…