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In her sermon on the last Sunday of Black History Month, the Rev. Maria Swearingen preached about her belief that black lives, “queer lives,” and immigrant lives matter.

And since it also was Transfiguration Sunday, she pointed to the story in the Gospel of Matthew where God declared Jesus “beloved.” That is a term, she said, that can be used for everyone.

Jim Wallis 5-15-2009
For more than sixty years
"What do you mean by 'just one'? I'm not choosing just one!" I told my wife on the phone.

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