I’d like to wish everyone a very happy 2018. May there be peace in 2018.
You know, the gospel message is not one of dogmas. It never has been. It’s about peace on earth, goodwill to everyone. It’s about compassion. Courage. Endurance. Joy. Love. And so often we miss the point and get into fights about dogmas we do not understand; dogmas no one understands. This has been the reason for so many wars. We’re right, and all those evil people are wrong. We’re just missing the point.
So what do we do about resolutions? Well, that’s a waste of time for many people, but I think the greatest one in view of the situation we’re in now is the work, the amazing work, of the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee. It’s refusing to pay for war. If you work for peace, stop paying for war!
The National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee supports individuals who refuse to pay for war, and promotes war tax resistance in the context of a broad range of nonviolent strategies for social change. Through the redirection of our tax dollars, war tax resisters contribute directly to the struggle for peace and justice for all. (Read More)