About a year ago, I was made aware of this prophecy. It has been living in me ever since, slowly gaining a strong hold. It simply won’t let go. There are a few phrases that I speak more than others. I wonder which phrases come alive for you. In any
It was Esther Emery who spoke about the idea of one word. One word that sets the intention for a year. In 2013 it was “Awake!” And this year it is “Ambition.” Not easy words. The shouldn’t be. In fact, Esther is sick about it, but for the grace of
Ingredients: Rad Papers (Red Peppers) Polmgranit (Pomegranate—red cherries will do in a pinch) Love Apol (Appel) Cut into smallish pieces. Pulse a few times in the food processor and bake in the oven for two minutes. Let cool. This, according to Leah, is a healthy alternative to red velvet cake.
There are certain stories that get told over and over again, and they become part of our lore. Yet, we never really investigate them. One of these is the story that all humans are connected by six degrees of separation. I heard a story on NPR once, a psychologist was
I am taking a class on using theater as a pedagogical tool in religious settings. We are focusing on the story of Sarah and Abraham for the remainder of this class and were asked to write a monologue about one of the characters in the story. Here is my short
It has been interesting to reread Paulo Freire after so many years. It was at least 25 years since my last reading. Much has changed. Most strikingly, the language of oppression has changed. The dichotomy of oppressor and oppressed is no longer used in the same manner as Freire used
Last Saturday, Angela and I attended an Easter Vigil service. I like that service, because in progressive Christian circles, it is the most unapologetic Christian service of year. Only the die-hards will come. It is very much unlike Easter or Christmas when many people come who only come twice a
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried. G.K. Chesterton I have thought for some time that one of the reasons we are still talking about #occupy is that it gave us hope. This movement provided a spark that was