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Radical Trust and Hope:

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Upside-Down Religious Imagination:

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All too many others have been more cautious than courageous and have remained silent behind the anesthetizing security of stained-glass windows” Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter From a Birmingham Jail

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The gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor. - Dorothy Day

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For me Christmas has always been about this: contemplating the visit of God to {God’s} people. - Pope Francis

@clarehouse99 Clare House

If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill’, and yet you do not supply their bodily needs, what is the good of that? So faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead. - James 2:15-17

@clarehouse99 Clare House

"May the sounds of Advent stir a longing in your people, O God. Come again to set us free from the dullness of routine and the poverty of our imaginations. Break the patterns which bind us to small commitments and to the stale answers we have given to questions of no importance.”

@clarehouse99 Clare House

It is not enough for us to talk about love, love is one of the pivotal points of the Christian face, faith. There is another side called justice. And justice is really love in calculation. Justice is love correcting that which revolts against love. - MLK Jr.

@splcenter Southern Poverty Law Center

“70% of people in jail haven’t been convicted of a crime. They just can’t afford bail."

@clarehouse99 Clare House

You have made us for yourself, oh Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you. —St. Augustine of Hippo