Race seems to always be a touchy subject on my blog. This is due partly because there is a wide variety of perspectives, ideologies, and theologies coming together to dialogue, which I think is a good thing. Rather than avoiding it, I think continual dialogue is needed. So I thought this video of Tim wise talking briefly on the subject could open up the discussion. Before anyone completely rips everything he says to shreds, please LISTEN first, and try to hear what he is saying. Also lets all continue to work on being respectful to one another, treating one another with dignity. Imagine us less worried about proving our point and supporting our parties ideology, and more concerned with building unity, understanding, and empathy, as we all move towards the goal of mutually benificial progress. Freestyle with me, how has race impacted American politics?
Just wanted to share this article I read about Obama’s failure to follow through on his original promises for Health Care that he got elected for. And it leaves me thinking, when it comes to Health Care, are we our brothers keeper? I have health care coverage, but should I fight to make sure that everyone has access to fair and quality coverage? We pursue right relationship with our creator, but are we also called to pursue right relationship with God’s creation as well?
Freestyle with me, how has your awareness of God impacted your views on access to health care for the poor and marginalized?