Weaving Prayers with Standing Rock

Weaving Prayers with Standing Rock
Weaving Prayers with Standing Rock avatar

Around the globe, powerful interests are destroying ecosystems and landscapes, clearcutting, strip mining, and polluting. In every case, the destroyers have more military, political, and financial power than those who would resist them. If this planet and our...
Disagreement and Connection After November 8

Disagreement and Connection After November 8
Disagreement and Connection After November 8 avatar

“How do you talk to someone you have fundamental disagreements with?” A religious educator asked me this question this week as she sought my help in guiding youth about how to have conversations across divides. I felt stumped and flagged the email to get to later....
Partnering with Grace

Partnering with Grace
Partnering with Grace avatar

I co-led a workshop on Saturday called “Living into Right Relations.” It was for folks in congregations looking for better ways to be in community with each other. It’s amazing to me what faithful people are willing to spend a Saturday doing. I think the workshop went...
This is War

This is War
This is War avatar

Police sirens. That is what I heard last night as I drifted off to sleep wondering who, who, who is in trouble? Who is being chased or protected or not? This morning, more sirens. Part of the background noise of my neighborhood. Like the trains going by, the traffic,...
Godlove is THAT Big

Godlove is THAT Big
Godlove is THAT Big avatar

The early stories of the shooting in Orlando last week reported 50 dead. Now the official count is 49. Because the shooter is not a victim, we do not count him. We do not count Omar Mateen. In his Boston Globe column this week, Kevin Cullen compares Omar Mateen to...