"Jesus had a lot of issue with powerful people using power over the powerless."
Clergy protest Supreme Court by handing out condoms at Hobby Lobby. (via think-progress)
Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary in New York City, was quick to blast the ruling, saying, “I am horrified by the thought that the owners of Hobby Lobby as Christians think their corporation has a soul, and I’m even more appalled that the Supreme Court agrees.”
There are a lot of religious people who aren’t jerks and work for the betterment of humanity.
"In one way or another, every wisdom tradition I know says that what we need is here. It’s just a matter of opening our eyes and appreciating what I call ‘secrets hidden in plain sight.’ But we can’t do that when we’re obsessing about the past or the future, or about what we don’t have, or allowing a thousand distractions to prevent us from noticing the gift of ‘here and now.’"
— Parker Palmer, from "What We Need Is Here" (via beingblog)