we didn’t start the fire

“… we are seeing forces that cannot ultimately be stopped by anyone – until they have wrought the hideous consequences so many zealots on all sides desire.”

Andrew Sullivan discussing the current political and emotional climate.

My heart aches… I seriously pray he is wrong.

As I have grown and sought my education and broadened my global awareness I have watched fundamentalism, literalism, dogmatism, and xenophobia grow globally.

How do we move beyond difference, toward peace?

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss

“You could even argue whether being a Muslim is actually a religion or is it a nationality, way of life or cult, whatever you want to call it.”
-Tennesseeā€™s lieutenant governor, Ron Ramsey

Tennessee Official Gets It Wrong