“If we remember that the German word for holy (selig) is the root of our word silly, we may be forced to make some pertinent connections.” —… Read more “Selig”
Our storied lives are spoken and unspoken, communal and individual, understood and mysterious, but always connected and always ongoing. Reading this first sentence back to myself, it… Read more “Storied Space”
Dear nefoos, Millions of people are participating in marches across the US and Canada this weekend. It’s Women’s March 2018. The aim? “The mission of Women’s March… Read more “Dear Nefoos, On Understanding Women’s Marches as Deep Spiritual Practice”
13 years today…wow.
“…I was a stranger and you invited me in” -Jesus (Matthew 25:35b). To some, this little cabin looks the pristine picture of a perfect retreat. To others,… Read more “Hospitality of Cold”
The sun is down…blessed first day of Advent, friends. Let us be welcoming of one another in our waiting.
I am in a season of both swirling snows and swirling conversations about atonement theories. It makes sense since I do live in north-central Alberta and we… Read more “High Anthropology, Low Anthropology”
Dear Jean, I was distressed to learn that you suffered a heart attack last month, but was also relieved to hear of your improving health and current… Read more “Dear Jean: Thoughts & Prayers of Suspicion Over Thoughts & Prayers”
All begins in darkness. In silence. In cold. In the beginning, there was light eventually but the Spirit hovered over the waters in darkness. While the chaos… Read more “Womb of Winter”
Long ago I relinquished the fear-based religion that taught me that everything outside literal, inerrant Bible interpretations was to be avoided and branded as evil. Everything was… Read more “Samhain 2017: Thoughts & Suggestions”