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Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Celebrating A Life Well Shared

Paul Davenport 1949-2016I was brought up short about two weeks ago when I was scrolling through Facebook and saw that one of my friends who had been a counselor and advisor to me while in ma...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Choosing the Better Part

The tumult of last week seems to have carried over into this week. Globally, we have had another horrible attack in Nice, France on Bastille Day, with an angry man plowing a big rig truck th...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

"Do This, And You Will Live"

FSU student Randall Smith addresses Black Lives Matter on the steps of the Old State CapitolTomorrow morning in Episcopal Churches, congregations will hear the familiar parable from Luke of ...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Enough!!

Our Lady of Ferguson and all victims of gun violence commissioned by the Rev. Dr. Mark Bozutti-Jones of Trinity Wall Street Episcopal ChurchIt has happened. Again. And again.In two days, in ...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Will This Pride End the Prejudice?

This is an historic weekend for the LGBTQ+ community. President Barack Obama has designated the Stonewall Inn, a once-seedy little gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, into a nation...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

The Mighty Force of Love

There's been a lot said this week and a lot shared on social media about the horrible crime at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Many of us in the LGBTQ+ community have struggled with staying focu...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Love Boldy, Freely, Queerly

 I participated this evening in a prayer vigil at First Presbyterian which was pulled together by various LGBTQ+ groups. I spoke on behalf of both PFLAG and the Mickee Faust Club. The PFLAG ...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Thoughts on A Horrible Day

He didn't like seeing two men kissing in Miami, so he shot up a gay nightclub in Orlando full of young LGBTQ+ people, many of color.That's the boiled down version of why the worst shooting m...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Seeing God in the Other: a sermon at United Church Tallahassee

Scripture used:1 Kings 8:22-23; 41-43;  Psalm 96 1-9; Luke 7:1-10This past week, I had the opportunity to attend the Naturalization Ceremony at the United States Federal Courthouse. I was th...
Wake Up and LIVE · 1Y ago

Outrage in the Land of the Free

We've been praying a collect that talks of the reconciling love of Christ, and yet I have felt very little love for my neighbors in Mississippi or North Carolina. Or the Florida Governor's M...