Beware of your yes

On the inauguration stage, the clergy on the stage included a Catholic, a Jew, and four evangelicals (a female evangelical, a Hispanic evangelical, a black evangelical, and a white evangelical). Unsurprisingly, Muslims were excluded from the inauguration stage. But crumbs were thrown: an imam was invited to the National Day of Prayer on Saturday. He […]

via Crumbs off the table — Shabana Mir’s blog: Koonj – the crane

I appreciate Shabana Mir’s reflection regarding an imam attending the National Day of Prayer on Saturday, after the inauguration. Let’s be mindful of whether saying ‘yes’ allows us in a room or at a table where we and those we ‘represent’ are given the respect we deserve as integral human beings.

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