In August of 2014, I had the privilege of being invited to attend the James Lawson Institute up in Nashville. James Lawson was the foremost strategist working in the Civil Rights Movement from 1958 to 1968. He worked under the leadership of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., who called him “the mind of the […]

“As you float now, where I held you / and let go,” says the father of Philip Booth’s poem entitled “First Lesson, “remember when fear / cramps your heart what I told you: / lie gently and wide to the light-year / stars, lie back, and the sea will hold you.” What a beautiful image […]

Tomorrow Comes, Tomorrow Comes, and We Shall All Be Free Rev. Anthony Makar Nov. 20, 2016 What Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was observed by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 11, 1621. Out of the hundred folks who came over on the Mayflower, fifty had survived to […]