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Tuesday, April 25, 2023

How do you stay optimistic in spite of it all?

‘It’s time for another fight.’ Barber and Moral Monday protesters return to NC Capitol*
Charlotte Observer: The Rev. William J. Barber II led a rally outside the North Carolina Legislative Building Monday to mark the 10-year anniversary of the protests, which began as a backlash against conservative state laws and have grown into a national campaign.
As Israel turns 75, we should celebrate by fighting for it to live up to its ideals
Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Those of us who care about the future of Israel, and who dream of a state rooted in democracy and human rights, must mark this 75th anniversary by fighting for that vision, writes Rabbi Jill Jacobs.
Religion News Service: What Israel restored to the Jewish people
Diverse Christian poets supply National Poetry Month reading for questing spirits
National Catholic Reporter: In “Christian Poetry in America Since 1940: An Anthology,” the writers have undergone pain and challenges to belief yet they remain within or around the fold, rendering their experience with craft, in well-wrought language.
SatanCon, poking at religion and government, opens this weekend in Boston
NBC News: The mostly lighthearted convention will celebrate the 10th year of the Satanic Temple, a progressive church that doesn’t worship the devil but instead uses the word to get attention.
How do you stay optimistic in spite of it all? 6 hopeful souls share their secrets
NPR: Six innovators and entrepreneurs at the Skoll World Forum shared what gives them cause to be hopeful — why they find themselves smiling in spite of everything.

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