On Spiritual Revolution

On Spiritual Revolution

  Surrounded by love, Grace Lee Boggs died in her Detroit home this week. A scholar-activist, Grace turned 100 just this past summer and gave her life to human liberation. As an activist deeply rooted in U.S. social movements, she was a spiritual teacher for me...
Covenantal Ethics

Covenantal Ethics

[Note: This is a timely re-publication of an earlier post on the promises we make to one another as change agents. What is the spirituality of  a budding Black Lives Matter movement and might the covenant cards required of participants in the day of MLK, Jr. apply...
Truth-calling

Truth-calling

It’s been a doozy of a week. I’ve stumbled into, tripped over, and (re)heard some truths about myself. Isn’t it true that when the learning comes, it pours? I’ve been trying to take it all in (really in), especially the “feedback” from others, because it’s all true....
The Gift of Perspective

The Gift of Perspective

The meditation topic for this, the 13th day of my Lenten practice, using Outstretched Wings of the Spirit is “perspective”: “…Perspective enables us to see things somewhat in the whole. Having a supreme objective, we see different situations...
Our First Practice

Our First Practice

“Who tells you who you are in ways you cannot walk away from?” ~ Rev. Yvonne Delk As a friend and I sat chatting on a bench in Copley Square on a summer evening a few years ago, we were distracted by a fight breaking out a short distance from us. Young white men were...