John appears near Jerusalem with bugs in his teeth from his locust meals, with the wild in his eyes, as he howls at the world. His voice cries out from the wilderness; he proclaims a baptism of repentance (Mark 1:4).
2020 has been a wild year. On May 25 we witnessed the video of the murder of George Floyd. Protests have taken place around the country ever since.
When my son was an infant I’d look at him in his crib as he slept at night. His stomach was full, and he smelled of baby shampoo and lavender lotion. He was healthy and warm. He slept without fear.
What is peace? First, let me introduce the word “peace” as it is written in the languages of prominent tribes (my birth origin) in Nigeria, West Africa.