Google+

A Call to Social Action For the Impoverished

broke2

In Gustavo Gutierrez’s book, On Job, he addresses the problem of the wealthy not caring for those who are poor. It is too often that those who are misfortunate are overlooked by those who have the wealth and capabilities to aid them. It is the moral obligation of people fortunate enough to live in comfortable […]

The Injustice and Anti-Spirituality of War

stop_war

The inspirational twentieth-century monk, Thomas Merton, being a contemporary of atrocities such as Auschwitz, Hiroshima, and Vietnam, became quite aware of the dangers and injustices within the institution of war. In a letter to Etta Gullick, Merton wrote “There is one task for me that takes precedence over everything else: working with such means as […]

A Spiritual Call to Creativity

waking_life_big

In Dynamics of Faith, Paul Tillich writes, “characteristic of a symbol is that it opens up levels of reality which otherwise are closed for us.”  Art and, more generally, creativity are types of symbols.  They represent that which humans want to express.  Therefore, creativity is one of the most important aspects of being human because […]

Respect Yer Mama Tour Coming to St. A

The Respect Yer Mama Tour from Riot Folks! Collective is coming to town on Feb. 22 and will hold one workshop out of the following choices.  Check back to staugnews.com soon for updates on this event. -Radical Healthcare For Communities: How can people from marginalized communities, genders, & sexualities take control over our own health?  […]