the root of the trouble…

Because we are human, hypocrisy is something we have to expect from each other. Because we can be so evil, hypocrisy is something we also have to expose and oppose. Therefore, I expect that is why Julie wrote her post.

With what do we do heal the bigotry that hypocrisy can hide? Tricia writes about that here =>https://freedomthroughempowerment.wordpress.com/2019/03/03/intersectionality-and-radical-grace/

Here is the comment I left at her post.

@Tricia

Excellent! Just because we have a tendency to overlook it, I would just add the obvious. Jesus was full of both grace and truth.

Consider that we have Muslim black women getting away with bigotry in Congress. Intersectionality explains why. If a Republican white, male, Christian puts his foot in mouth and says something he probably shouldn’t have said, he ends up voting for his own censure. If someone with a intersectionality rating of 3 says something blatantly bigoted, her “apology” strangely sounds like a reaffirmation of he bigotry. I fear that poor lady needs a healthy dose of both radical grace and truth. Instead, her associates are ignoring and thereby enabling her abominable behavior.

What is Intersectionality? Read Tricia’s post.

Racism, sexism, and creedal hatred are just expressions of arrogant pride. Such bigotry is an excuse we give ourselves to lord over others. Because we so much enjoy lording over others, the longer we take to oppose true bigotry, the more difficult it is to defeat.

cookiecrumbstoliveby

Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
Victor Hugo


(a memorial in Savannah, GA commemorating the relationship between the founder of
the Georgia colony, James Ogelthrope and the first Jewish settlers of Georgia / Julie Cook / 2018)

Roots.
Dictionary.com defines such as a part of the body of a plant that develops, typically,
from the radicle and grows downward into the soil, anchoring the plant and absorbing nutriment
and moisture.

The root system to any plant or tree is essential to its survival.
It aids in nourishing the plant as well as acting as the anchor…
that which holds the plant in place.

A deep and strong root system ensures a plants survival during strong winds, torrential rains
and even deadly droughts.

Anti-semitism.

According to Merriam Webster, the word Anti-Semitism is defined by:
hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious…

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