This appeared in yesterday afternoon's university email:
Southern Man understands the need to respond to an atrocity like this even if in an entirely symbolic manner so he is wearing running shoes today.
Asics, of course.
But for a born-again Bible-thumping evangelical, that's not enough. In James Chapter 2:14-16 we read that
What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.So for those of us who must have works to prove our faith, here is a list of charities that are supporting the families of those affected in Boston. Of the activities and charities they list, Southern Man recommends these two: