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Fidget Spinner Trinity

They are the rage of students and the bane of teachers (and aunties) alike. Popularity or effectiveness aside, how can fidget spinners demonstrate a theology of the Trinity? Let’s take a singular fidget spinner. That choice in and of itself is a critical point in our metaphor. If monotheism is a theology Christianity is seeking…

Merry (Early) Christmas!

It snowed it Alberta today so I thought it fitting our assignment was to dig into the divinity and humanity of Jesus in our traditional Christmas hymns. Yes, yes, I know…snow wasn’t a part of the original advent narratives. But when one lives in Canada, snow pretty much becomes a part of everything. 😀 Cheers.

A Song of Sacrifice

I rather like the Kyrie in the ELW’s Setting 10. That’s why I chose it. No other reason really. I’d like to think I’m neither drawn nor repulsed by sacrificial soteriology, although I’m coming to understand more and more how non-Christians cringe at the staggering number of songs we sing about blood — being cleansed…

Screwed Up, Now What?

I was told not to wander into the Roma slum alone. I was a single, Canadian woman and it was not safe for me to enter this community without invitation. Being the curious privileged person I was, I ignored the warnings and wandered into one of Bucharest’s slum villages. I was going to take pictures…

Imago Dei: Losing My Mind

During my darkest depressions — when I sought to take my own life — I had no care about whether or not I was losing my mind. It was already gone and I didn’t possess the capacity to care even if I could. Learning about how being made in the image of God has traditionally…