Sacred life

All those things that make up the daily work of a spiritual life.
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Mother ocean, we huddle around her, poor lost children forever tied to land but unable to forget the slow, hypnotic beat of...
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Advent. Perhaps the most misunderstood, and guilt filled, season of the Christian year. You will see tons of posts shaming people for not doing...
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(Painting credit: Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Luc-Olivier Merson, 1879, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) In the time of President Bashar al-Assad, after Yeshua...
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Comparison sucks. If you want to make yourself feel awful (why would you want to do that??? Stop it!) compare yourself to other people....
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Fuck cancer. Ah, did you think theologians did not swear? Quite the opposite. I've yet to meet a theologian worth her (or his) salt who...
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There is comfort, safety in the cold, certainty of the tomb. In the hard sureness of sin, set firmly in Augustine's dream, sin in the getting,...
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(With deep appreciation and indebtedness to Rumi, Hafiz, Julian and all the utterly besotted heretics, drunk on Divinity.) In the deep dark places,...
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John the Baptist must have been exhausted. I'm not even sure the whole beheading thing wasn't a bit of a relief given all the...
"Yo Mama's Pieta," a photo by Renee Cox, as seen in "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People," a film by Thomas Allen Harris.
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Then the Lord said to Cain, ‘Where is your brother Abel?’ He said, ‘I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?’
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(This is the continuation of the sermon that invited us into the journey of Holy Week on Palm Sunday. You can find it