Loyalty and Christianity

Loyalty and Christianity

Emperors don’t want the poor in spirit. They want loyalists. —Richard Rohr Today I’m continuing my reflections on the recent CAC Conspire 2018 conference I attended. Last week I reflected on the thread of slavery and its legacy that ran through much of the conference....

Play and Poetry

I’m reading a book entitled Play Everything. In it, Ian Bogost posits some interesting ideas about play. He’s a philosopher and game creator and has clearly thought deeply about the subject of fun. One of his first illustrations is about pulling his daughter through a...

Peacocks and Resurrection

Happy Easter, everyone! While on my recent retreat I learned that peacocks are traditionally connected with resurrection, because each year the males shed their brightly colored feathers and grow new ones in a “resurrection” of sorts. That makes them a particularly...