Entries by Josie Diebold

Boasting of Our Affliction

In Sunday’s second reading, St. Paul speaks of boasting of our affliction. As I read his words, I wonder, what does this mean for our national afflictions?

A Vision for the Road Ahead

During this time of awaiting the birth of our radical God, take time to get anchored in your vision in your work for a more just world.

“Am I out of my mind?”

As a white woman, I can skirt around conversations on racism with no trouble. But Jesus did things that were unpopular, unconventional, and unacceptable in the prevailing systems of power. He threatened the status quo.