Grief and Relationship

Grief and Relationship

I’ve spent a lot of the past week grieving, and it has surprised me. I didn’t expect this. After six months of supporting and encouraging our Venezuelan friend through her time in detention, she’s now free, and gone to live with family in the southeastern US. As a...
Rethinking Resurrection

Rethinking Resurrection

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been reflecting on wisdom shared by John Dominic Crossan at the CAC’s Universal Christ conference. Today I want to continue my Eastertide series by exploring further an idea he shared in his most recent book, which I mentioned two...
Uprising

Uprising

As I sit down to write this post, multiple threads are weaving themselves through my mind, and I’m struggling to see the bigger picture. Consequently, I decided that perhaps the best thing to do would be to begin writing and discover where the Holy Spirit guides my...
Empire Kills Love

Empire Kills Love

This week I continue my reflections on the recent Universal Christ Conference. There were three main speakers at the event, including the Rev. Jacqui Lewis. One of her very straightforward statements has kept my attention: Empire kills love. She was talking about the...
New Life in a New Land

New Life in a New Land

Happy Easter! Christ is Risen! I thought I knew what I was going to write about for this Easter Sunday blog post, then Henry called me on Spy Wednesday morning and, with just a few words, changed things for me. “Spy Wednesday” is the old name for the Wednesday of Holy...