• Fay Acker

    • Fay C. Acker is a member of the board of the Shalem Institute, a Presbyterian minister, and in Shalem’s Class of 2020 Nurturing the Call: Spiritual Guidance Program.

Contemplative Conversations on Race

“You are a light. You are the light. Never let anyone—any person or any force—dampen, dim or diminish your light. Study the path of others to make your way easier and more abundant. Lean toward the whispers of your own heart, discover the universal truth, and follow its dictates.” – John Lewis Congressman John Lewis […]

July 07, 2020 by Fay Acker 1 Comment

Reflection on Contemplation and Race: A Letter

By Fay C. Acker When I was a child, I used to sit in the living room in a little alcove formed by the piano and the television, writing letters to God. I gave the letters to my mother, quite sure they would be mailed, received, and read with all my questions: “God, where do […]

February 02, 2020 by Fay Acker