Running against the Moving Walkway of Racism

by Heather Bock In a spare moment on Saturday, I glanced at Twitter and found my feed awash with references to Charlottesville, alt-right, and white supremacy. This was my introduction to the story coming out of Virginia, a story of people gathered to share how much better they were than anyone not like them, people … Continue reading Running against the Moving Walkway of Racism

Do You Live in a Friendly City?

by Heather Bock I was teaching my adult English as a Second Language class the language of comparison and contrast, and the teacher’s book suggested the students compare the town in which they were raised in their home country with the town in which they now reside. I liked the idea, so I started a … Continue reading Do You Live in a Friendly City?

Love Not Less Than or More Than but Even Then

by Heather Bock When I reach the end of a day, and I mean the flat-out exhausted, can't think properly anymore, very end of a day (the way most of my days end), I sometimes have to face the reality that I haven't spent the amount of time in prayer I'd like to and/or I … Continue reading Love Not Less Than or More Than but Even Then