Embracing the Other

Embracing the Other

It seems that many people in the United States of America are really struggling to embrace “the other” these days. Polarization is rampant as this country seems to be fragmenting, segmenting into increasingly smaller and more divergent groups. Here’s a small example....

Dancing beyond Duality

The church I attend has a midweek gathering devoted to two types of prayer. We begin with a check-in, then do Centering Prayer for twenty minutes, then conclude with Lectio Divina, where we read a passage three times, asking ourselves specific questions about how...

Patchwork Road

I made a quick trip back to New Mexico this past week. For the first time, I found myself consciously viewing the area where I used to live from a visitor’s perspective. I actually stopped and took pictures at a number of points on the drive, in part with an eye to...