It's daunting for me to even begin writing about Fathers' Day ...
On the day my father died I was 1,200 miles away.
Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community.
When President Obama was giving his speech in Cairo, I was just across the Red Sea in Aqaba, Jordan, and caught a glimpse on a corner store TV, the translation making it hard to hear his words.
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
The year was 1988. I was 11 years old and my younger brother Paul was 7 years old.
"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
I realize that I have been guilty of overlooking "conversations of faith" with friends and family -- conversations that reflect the spirit of faith similar to that of the heroes and heroines record
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.