I wrote this piece on reclaiming Rev. Dr. King’s revolutionary legacy over at the RevGalBlogPals blog, for their “The Pastoral Is Political” section. I hope you’ll give it a read. Friends, I confess this Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday feels so…complicated today, when in just a few days bigotry and hatefulness and misogyny and… Continue reading #ReclaimMLK
I am so proud of this new project, as part of my work with Showing Up for Racial Justice, coordinating our faith work. Give it a listen and let me know what you think!
I was humbled and honored to be asked by an indigenous leader in Denver to co-organize a 24-hour prayer vigil in support of the Water Protectors at Standing Rock (see here as well). With intention we held the vigil over the 24 hours of the US “thanksgiving” holiday, a day that celebrates a myth that… Continue reading A Word for the Water
My Dearest, Beloved White Folk ~ I see our dismay, our confusion, our anger, our fear, our grief. I share it. I feel it. I shook with weeping until early hours of the morning. I hear us. I hear our lament: Is this who we are? As a country? As a people? The hardest thing… Continue reading The Truth Will Set Us Free
Beginners Dedicated to the memory of Karen Silkwood and Eliot Gralla “From too much love of living, Hope and desire set free, Even the weariest river Winds somewhere to the sea—“ But we have only begun To love the earth. We have only begun To imagine the fullness of life. How could we tire of… Continue reading But We Have Only Begun
Everyone I know is feeling stress, anguish, anxiety at the tail end of this election season. Regardless of what happens tomorrow, we still have a struggle ahead for all of us to get free. Drink your rose and borage and yarrow, breathe, pray deeply down into your bones. We need all of us, deeply grounded… Continue reading Not Everything Is Lost
I was invited to write for the Pastoral Is Political feature at the RevGalBlogPals website, and my first post went live this morning. It’s a deeper dive into something I said in my interview that I shared last week, regarding white people being Legion. Here’s an excerpt; you can read the rest here. “We are… Continue reading We Are Legion