Beloveds, Last week, as I came to grips with the seriousness of our situation with the spread of Covid-19 (including our administration’s cruel and incompetent response), and felt my own anxiety, fear, and panic rise as I went to our grocery store for our regular weekly needs and saw bare shelves (and came home with… Continue reading Wash Your Hands, Nourish Your Adrenals, Love Your Neighbor
I wrote this for today’s “Pastoral is Political” for the RevGalBlogPals blog. Please give it a read! Responding to the climate crisis has to including changing our relationship to the earth and all its inhabitants, including plants. It boggles my mind that people are giving Union Seminary such a hard time for doing just this. … Continue reading Confessing to Plants
Here are my latest offerings for our “The Word Is Resistance” podcast.” “The Song of the Divine Feminine” may be my favorite one so far. We are meant to desire Her. And so we’re clear, the Greek here Is exactly the kind of desire you hope I’m not talking about, But I am. That physical… Continue reading Latest Podcasts
Here’s my most recent “The Word Is Resistance” podcast, and also the previous one since I forgot to share it here. The featured photo is of the El Morro fort in Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the garitas (sentry boxes) looking out over the harbor entry and beyond to the Atlantic. You can also… Continue reading Imagination and Wokeness
“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