The Thrill of Violence and The Absence of Conscience

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  Just a few days ago, an 18-year-old man with special needs was abducted in Chicago. Two 18-year-old men and two 18-year-old women proceeded to tie him up and tape his mouth shut. After taking him to a secure location, the four abductors turned on Facebook Live. After they had an online audience, they beat […]

Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #493 Carl Blue / February 21, 2013

Carl Henry Blue

*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Carl Blue- “We all have to die to get to heaven.” When I think about heaven, I think about the overwhelming and intoxicating embrace of love. Sometimes, I think we get glimpses of extravagant love on earth. […]

apoem: beloved & the next day


depression is setting in is it a result of my sin i am growing in rage perhaps due to my age you call then hang up just call me i will pick up why such a difficult cup to drink the world is awful i think speak now is it you but how you are […]