Weekend Reading

Happy Friday, everyone! Did you rush out to see Toy Story 4? And... what'd ya think? A video, an article, an enewsletter, and two websites for you this weekend: Required watching on the subject of reparations. I so deeply agree with everything Ta-Nehisi Coates says, and I think he argues for reparations brilliantly. If you …

Melchize-WHO?

The Catholic lectionary readings for June 23 contain so much good stuff. I wrote about them on the Ignatian Solidarity Network's Rise Up reflections. And here's what I didn't have room for... People are more valuable than money. Yet mainstream American culture fights to the death to make us believe that wealth is located in …

Weekend Reading

Welcome to another weekend! This week's collection is all written work, but contains some of my all-time favorites! Trinity Sunday The best sermon I've ever heard on Trinity Sunday period: "Two’s company and three’s a crowd. The dreaded love triangle! Somehow we have to get rid of the third side. Find a dragon to swallow …

The Breasted God

Using exclusively male pronouns for the Divine can be limiting, idolatrous, and downright damaging to our spiritualities. It can subconsciously rearrange our imaginations, decrease our self-esteem, and make us question our place in the ongoing creation of the world. Let’s explore other images of God and see what these images might have to say to …

Weekend Reading

Fear not! I've done a bunch of writing this week, most of which will appear later in other spots. But do you know this app: Our Bible App? It's definitely worth a try for the folks who find traditional interpretations of the Bible to be boring, stifling, or downright damaging. Find some fresh air here! …

Hallow App

Y'all. Have you tried Hallow? It's a prayer app where a soothing voice leads you through the process of quieting down, listening and talking with the Divine, and possibly journaling about what comes up for you. With music or without. 5, 10, or 15 minute sessions. It's kinda brilliant. Aside from the fact that the …

Weekend Reading

Okay, so last week I was early to the weekend-- and this week it's Saturday night and I'm saying to myself, "Who cares? Post the Friday links!" Alas, it's Friday somewhere. (Maybe not, but you get the sentiment.) That brings me to my first share: I joined hope*writers! It's clear I need some discipline and …