The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that could inflict incalculable damage upon the constitutional wall of separation between state and church. Seven justices turned their backs on the hallowed principle that citizens should not be forced to financially support churches and church schools.
Last week I started the Loved Bible Project, and it has already hit me hard. Basically, for the project, you get a 4 inch by 6 inch Bible, and you highlight verses of strength and encouragement. You can journal in it, write notes on sticky notes, or even doodle. It is up to you, but eventually, the goal is to hand off the Bible to another woman who needs a Bible. I have no idea when that will be or who will receive it, but her Bible will definitely be well-loved, and she is already being drowned in prayers.
We’ve heard the protests, seen the flags, and read the news all pointing to the cultural truth: people want justice. In a world where people are hated, underprivileged, disadvantaged, exploited, and utterly mistreated, the need for social justice to be addressed sticks out like a lighthouse in a visibility-smothering storm.