Lenten reflections: Jesus’ 3 temptations & social justice

Our reflections on Jesus’ temptations and his responses should lead us to acknowledge that the fulfilment of our human needs is a legitimate pursuit, but not at the expense of others.  The best way to do this is to be advocates and active participants in the quest for social justice. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Philanthropy is commendable but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.” Let us remember that there is so much more work to do! #martinlutherking#martinlutherkingjr Christ in you, the hope of glory. That’s why glory matters. @glorymatters camilleisaacsmorell.com

Solving the world’s problems together is possible

We already know what we need to do If we look at nature, we see the unending abundance that surrounds us.  All nature, and in fact, the entire universe, provide us with a perpetual reminder that there is enough, and more, for all of us. We have an abundance of this world’s goods to share,Continue reading “Solving the world’s problems together is possible”

There is Enough for all of Us: My Views on Persistent Poverty, the Prosperity Gospel and Social Justice

It was in the dimming sunlight of dusk that I had a moment of enlightenment. I was late for an appointment but lucky enough to find a parking space on a crowded street. Even though I had enough money to pay for the thirty minutes I needed, I didn’t have the right coins to putContinue reading “There is Enough for all of Us: My Views on Persistent Poverty, the Prosperity Gospel and Social Justice”