One Foot on Different Continents

We buried the dead for months and months, and we mourned and wept and waited for it pass. Some prayed and some railed. Some burned and some stole. Some legislated and some pressed on. Some died and some lived. Some shouted into the dark, and some escaped the flames. Everyone’s hair was singed. Everyone looked…

Justice

Justice Society demands vengeance but cannot bear justice, requires morality but cannot stand faultless under a searchlight, expects order but despises authority, screams for open borders and the acceptance of the tired, poor huddled masses yearning to be free but won’t share a meal and offer a bed to a stranger in need. We are…

Justice and the Holocaust

Ever-Increasing Light A Messianic Daily Devotional “All his ways are just; a God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and right is he” (Deuteronomy 32:4). Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winning author, the late Elie Wiesel wrestled with questions of God’s justice in his book, Night: Some talked of God, of his mysterious ways,…

The Juice and Justice

Why am I writing about OJ Simpson? Because he is in the news again. Who cares? I do. Because I am profoundly interested in justice and the ramification of injustice in our society.  And I believe the American culture shapes our views of justice–some of them are correct, almost innate, and others are incorrect–the result of  a society…