"For me, this strikes particularly close to home...my grandmother faces dementia. As of this past week she has suffered an infection that now clouds her mind even more, and causes her fits of paranoia...My family joins the countless strangers on the street that have loved ones facing the same disease and struggle."
"God sits with no party; God sits with humanity. That’s all of us.
God will continue to be a political hostage as long as people think God makes political decisions."
"Compassion states that even if I met John Boehner on the sidewalk, suffering, I must help him. Compassion challenges us to provide a place in our congregations, and a place in our homes for even Rush Limbaugh. Compassion grants us hope that even our own lives can be changed for the better by living, working, and being challenged by those that disagree."