Two years ago my church started doing an annual event called “Justice Day.” That year we invited representatives from three social justice organizations to share what they do to fight human injustice in the world. In my event advertising I chose Micah 6:8: And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to…

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With everything going on in the world, we could all use a little mercy. Mercy can be shown in different ways. Dictionary.com defines mercy as an act of kindness, compassion or favor. The latter three words are the same, yet different in their own right. Kindness is the act of doing something nice for someone…

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Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners. ~ Matthew 9:13 “Mom, I have no mercy.” My daughter was calling from college, about  three weeks into her first semester as a Resident Assistant in her dorm. Some girls had gotten homesick…

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“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all,” the woman on the other end of the phone said to my dad, who was sitting in our living room. “Right, yeah…yeah, I’ll talk to her,” Dad replied, looking defeated and sad. I sat at the other end of the room, watching…

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