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Sojourners Magazine: June 1981

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Cover Story

Downward mobility as Christian vocation


An interview with Daniel Berrigan
Nurturing natural families in Christian community
Unified church opposition to U.S. El Salvador policy
A personal account of guilt and grace


Last Sunday as we were settling in before community worship was to begin, the person next to me turned and said, quite seriously, "Judi, I have a small bruise on my arm." 
Machismo is back in style. It never really left us, of course. But it has made a furious comeback like a dauntless cowboy out of an old western.
When the space shuttle Columbia made its near-perfect landing in the Mojave Desert in April, most Americans felt a sense of triumph not completely associated with the accomplishments of the venture.


I use old cloth on the knees, stitch boldly. The dress I hem more carefully camouflaging the thread, an animal in grass.