If God controls *all* human action, even our worst, most destructive behaviors must be understood as expressions of God’s all-encompassing nature. Continue reading Puppets or Free Agents?
The incense, the quiet, the focus on individual spiritual practice and choice sat well with my tormented mind. Continue reading Smog and Incense
“With a dash of humor and a pinch of levity, we might just realize that it is precisely the gunk of our existence that makes it so damn beautiful. Even if we do not always recognize it, each of us is a gloriously icky, and beloved, child of God.” Continue reading A Valentine’s Day Reflection
“I have discovered that God, though existing as a separate force and entity, chooses to be present within and through everything, everyone, and every place.” Continue reading I’m Back Y’all, and I Brought a Hefty Theological Term With Me
“Now that we are celebrating the mystery of resurrection, hold fast to the hope of resurrection in your own life. Know that in due season the love you seek will spring forth like a green blade of grass from sun-thawed soil. ” Continue reading Love in Due Season
This week I would like to share a prayer and a poem I wrote last fall while contemplating my vocation. … Continue reading Poems, Prayers, and Pilgrims
One of my British friends recently asked me about my thoughts on the Eucharist. I explained my belief in … Continue reading Breaking Bread With The Ones Who Break Us: a Reflection on the Eucharist