“So here’s my question. If Jesus is the gate, If having life abundantly is the gate For anyone and everyone inside the sheepfold …and there’s no reason to believe he doesn’t mean Anyone and everyone as in ALL of us, Then is the letter of 1st Peter a good shepherd? Or is it a thief… Continue reading Peter’s Betrayal: Shepherd or Thief?
My latest, tackling the problematic conquest narrative of Exodus. And Lady Gaga, maybe.
I promptly went traveling for work after this went live and forgot to post it here. On accountability, small-town prophets, and the foolish un-empire of the Divine.
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
August 7, 2016 United Church of Montbello Romans 12: 1-2 I appeal to you therefore, sisters and brothers, siblings and cousins, relatives, I appeal to you therefore, To present your bodies as a living sacrifice – do not be conformed to this world. These word of Paul were inscribed on me When I was 17,… Continue reading Non-Conforming, Mismatched, Maladjusted
The Dandelion Manifesto To the humans now known as “white” Who came from what is now known as Western Europe And have forgotten who we are Who you are Who we all are. Why do you think we keep coming back? Why do you think we fill up your yards, your parks, your fields, Crack… Continue reading The Dandelion Manifesto