Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Donald Trump, Satchel Paige, and me

For months I’ve shared with many of you a deepening grief at the storm of destruction Donald Trump and his cronies are wreaking on our nation, its ideals, and the rest of the world. Seeking some firm shelter in which to weather the storm, I remembered baseball great Satchel Paige’s post-game comment to a reporter […]

Weeds, wheat, and Donald Trump

The parable of the weeds and wheat (Matt. 13:24-30), to which I referred in a reply to my previous post about Christianity under siege by Donald Trump and his minions, recognizes that life is populated by things we label “good” and “evil,” a condition we’re inclined to blame on an “enemy.” Jesus reminds us to […]

The day after

So many words – too many, perhaps, though many of them are very good – about this day after the election. Among them, Parker Palmer wrote about our need now to “learn to listen beneath my own and other people’s political rhetoric for what Howard Thurman called ‘the sound of the genuine’ in each of […]