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Verna Moeller, saint in light

We can change history.

My daily prayer time begins with prayer for various chronic health conditions.  The last one on the list is my right ear:  for years, I’ve had significant hearing loss in that ear resulting from a patulous eustachian tube.  I believe my youngest brother, my mother, and her mother all have or had the same thing in the same ear also.

One morning, I came to that point in my prayers, and stopped.  I noted that I have prayed for that condition every day for many years, and there has never been any change.  I said, maybe this is no more likely to be healed in this life, than Verna Moeller’s disfigurement was likely to be healed in this life.  She is beyond the veil, now, but at that moment I devoted significant time and energy to her healing.

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Podcast — Love and Order

Love and Order

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Music:  The Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”
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Podcast — The U.S. and the New Jerusalem

A city set on a hill cannot be hid.

The U.S. and the New Jerusalem

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Racism study has the wrong people smiling.

Something As Simple As Smiling Can Help Curb Racial Bias, Study Suggests

Three hundred college students, mostly white, were divided into two groups. The first group watched videos in which a white person acted cordially toward a black person, e.g. smiling. The second group watched videos in which a white person snubbed a black person. After watching the videos, students in the first group showed relatively more positive attitudes towards blacks. Students in the second group showed relatively more negative attitudes toward blacks.

All this really tells me is that some white folk adopt the attitudes other white folk model.

I’m ready to regard the study itself as racist.
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