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Spontaneous Combustion at First Tabernacle, DC

                                                                                           

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Posted in African American Judaism, Faith, Family and Friends, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, Friends, Hunger, I BLOG, Justice, Uncategorized

Homage to Joe Bageant

This post is dedicated, with thanks, to Pat Gozemba who introduced me to Joe Bageant—one of her heroes. It’s a tiny tavern at the corner of Kent and Fairfax in historic Winchester, Virginia. Despite its name, there is nothing royal

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Posted in Class warfare, Faith, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, I BLOG, Justice, Middle Class, Uncategorized, Workers' Rights

Do You See Jesus? A $6400 Question for Seniors

While visiting friends in St. Augustine, America’s oldest parish, a few days ago, two things made me think of Paul Ryan. One, I heard middle-schooler Sam Franzini point out that you could detect USA GOLD in Gabby Douglas’ last name.

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Posted in Catholic Politicians, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, Healthcare, I BLOG, Seniors, Uncategorized, US Bishops

Blessed is the Banker to the Poor

How could I not have read Banker to the Poor earlier? But I’m glad I just did—thanks to my daughter’s prompting—almost 12 years after this autobiography of the visionary micro-credit pioneer, Dr. Muhammad Yunus was first published. Banker to the

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Posted in Business and Justice, Faith, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, Hunger, I BLOG, Muslims, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Knowing Beans and Being Catholic. . .

My small harvest of beans grown on the lanai that wraps around our apartment feeds who I am as a Catholic in all kinds of, maybe muddled, ways. For Catholics, the idea of seeding and bearing fruit and harvesting runs

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