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...
Souls Get Weary

Souls Get Weary

“In any dark time, there is a tendency to veer toward fainting over how much is wrong or unmended in the world. Do not focus on that. Do not make yourself ill with overwhelm. There is a tendency too to fall into being weakened by perseverating on what is outside...
Covenantal Ethics

Covenantal Ethics

I was late and I hadn’t done the homework. I had meant to but my retail job and full-time classes thwarted my intentions. Or so I told myself. Earlier in the week, I had signed my name to the bottom of the “commitment card,” and handed it over to Brother Eduardo, lead...
Whole/Holy King

Whole/Holy King

This won’t be any big surprise for those of you who are writers, but we struggle at Be the Love for our posts to be worthy. Whatever we seek to write about, it often feels like everything has already been said. What could we possibly add? This couldn’t be...