Victimhood: Are You a Card Carrying Member?

I recently wrote about the relationship between the oppressed and the perpetrators, sharing that those who have been oppressed have to be willing to surrender their notions of being a victim in order for true reconciliation and healing to be achieved. But why in the world would people who have experienced such injustice want to do that? …

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The Cost of Reconciliation: Adding Insult to Injury

A few days ago, I posted a blog post asking for some feedback about some thoughts I had on reconciliation. Christena Cleveland, a fellow blogger and Twin Citan (go Twin Cities!) tweeted this: I agree with Christena in that reconciliation does involve a great amount of risk and vulnerability on the part of those who …

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