Life App for 5/6/16 to 5/12/16

A way to live in your community: Community leaders can use their power or position to enhance themselves rather than the people they serve.  Do you see any leaders in your community acting in this selfish way?  Are you checking out what you see with friends and neighbors? [Mother’s Day on Sunday 5/8/16 may lead […]

Life App for 3/11/16 to 3/17/16

A way to live in community: Where to center its activity is a decision for every community.  Ask what are the most pressing needs of the present moment. Based on John 12:1-8 [A way to live in community suggested by a reading for many churches for the Fifth Sunday of Lent for 3/13/16.  His last […]

Life App for 1/29/16 to 2/4/16

A way to live in your community: What do you hear or see to be pressing needs of your neighborhood, town, or city?  Assess your own skills and interests to select ones you can do something about.  Seek out and team up with others who have the same concern. Based on Jeremiah 1:4-10 [A way […]

Life App for 1/8/16 to 1/14/16

A way to live in your community: Ask and look around for what people need but do not have. Search for ways to meet that need.  Join others working to meet that need or take the lead yourself in gathering others to work with you to meet that need. [A way to live Luke 3:15-17, […]

Life App for 12/4/15 to 12/10/15

Seeking a “common good” is a good way to describe a social goal where everyone has a chance at a good life.  Each has to make his or her own personal changes to achieve it.  Take heart for the Spirit of Justice is stronger than the Spirit of Injustice. [A way to live Luke 3:1-6, one […]

Life App for 11/13/15 to 11/19/15

Life challenges our basic commitments and support communities.  Some challenges call for rethinking and fresh commitment.  Others call for change and radical honesty and courage to make it. [ A way to live Mark 13:1-8, one of the readings in many churches for the Twenty-fifth Sunday Pentecost from the Revised Common Lectionary for 11/15/15.  Jesus foresees the […]

Life app for 11/13/15 to 11/19/15

Life challenges our basic commitments and support communities.  Some challenges call for rethinking and fresh commitment.  Others call for change and radical honesty and courage to make it. [ 25th Sun after Pentecost; Mark 13:1-8.  Jesus foresees the destruction of the temple.  Many will come claiming to be him trying to fool the people.  He […]

Life App for 10/16/15 to 10/23/15

To love your neighbor avoid competing to be one up.  Love by taking time to listen; then respond on his or her level.  Go deeper as needed. [A way to live Mark 10;35-45, one of the readings in many churches for the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost from the Revised Common Lectionary for 10/18/15.  The twelve disciples ask for […]

Life App for 9/26/15 -10/1/15

Do not be picky about whom you will learn with and from for needed personal and social changes.  Anyone who increases love and justice is one with whom to learn with and from. [A way to live Mark 9:38-50, one of the readings in many churches  for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost from the Revised Common Lectionary for […]

American Gulag

“American Gulag,” doing something about 1 of 100 American males are in prison; http://bit.ly/1phpaTL.