By Rev. Kate Braestrup
As a rule, my New Year’s resolutions are notable neither for originality nor for their chances of being fulfilled. Year after year, along with so many of my fellow Americans, I resolve to– -surprise!– – exercise and lose weight. Year after year, my failure to do either is discouragingly evident by February.
New Years 2015 was different.
Though I was as fat and out of shape as ever, my usual half-hearted feint at overcoming the common sins of greed and sloth seemed self-indulgent. Surely, given the urgent issues playing out in full-color rage and riot in the news, I should resolve to do something that might make me a better person, and more useful citizen?
Rev. Braestrup, along with Maine State Troopers, get some cheer from a Dallas child while there for the funerals of fallen police officers.
What seemed most striking about the national mood…
View original post 1,959 more words