Author: Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS
Each year on the first Monday of September we celebrate the civil holiday Labor Day. More than an excuse for a day off from work, it is fitting that at least once a year we pause as a nation to pray for the safety of all laborers, pray that all receive just wages and benefits,…
We have a responsibility to share the great riches of our nations with those who have so much less.
If we grasped better our baptismal identity and dignity, then the joy appropriate to the kiss of peace would not be an exuberant, emotive celebration of ourselves as a community but rather an expression of our embrace of the shared identity we are given in Christ. It is Christ’s peace we give to each other.