Posts by James Ross Kelly

Posts are meant to share an aspect of the universal Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. James Kelly is a Christian seeking the Mercy of God (i.e., His Goodness and Loving Kindness) and daily more of the Grace of His Holy Spirit. Posts of other authors are meant for review of salient points made by said authors and are credited and meant to share light with others and encourage others to read their works, and when possible, by providing links to where their works may be purchased.

Befriending the Racist IS Loving the Enemy |by Danielle Kingstrom

If I were to admit to knowing anything, it would be this: connection is the only way to thrive. I also know that I wouldn’t be the only one to remark […]

Source: Befriending the Racist IS Loving the Enemy | Befriending the Racist IS Loving the Enemy

Religious Left Thinkers: “No Middle Ground” with Nationalists – Juicy Ecumenism

Religious left thinkers equate Christendom, nationalists, “Christian Fascists,” and white supremacists; say there is “no middle ground.”

Source: Religious Left Thinkers: “No Middle Ground” with Nationalists – Juicy Ecumenism

Are pro-life Americans welcome in the Democratic Party? Depends who you ask. | America Magazine

A rally hosted by Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for a Nebraska Democrat prompted a flurry of questions about the party’s pro-choice orthodoxy.

Source: Are pro-life Americans welcome in the Democratic Party? Depends who you ask. | America Magazine

Pete Buttigieg and The Politics of American Greatness | Kristin Du Mez

Buttigieg must fashion the perfect jeremiad for this historical moment—a call to national repentance and renewal, but one that appeals to myths of American greatness.

Source: Pete Buttigieg and The Politics of American Greatness | Kristin Du Mez

The Sacred Power of the World -Stephen D. Blackmer — The New Atlantis

Stephen D. Blackmer on his improbable journey from eco-activism to the priesthood.

Source: The Sacred Power of the World – The New Atlantis

In hindsight, I understand Black Elk’s words: “I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see…. It is from understanding that power comes; and the power in the ceremony was in understanding what it meant; for nothing can live well except in a manner that is suited to the way the sacred Power of the World lives and moves.”