Pluralism and inclusiveness are principles I stand upon as a person of faith. This is dialogue I shared with someone on the subject who considers herself a Christian conservative and African-American. I think it is important to note that I respect and honor her beliefs and her path, but it is important to edify Christ’s…
Sisters and Brothers from one mother: Mother Earth, we are called to protect the future of our human family. Do not turn against those different from you in any way. Instead, a want you to remember that the holy land is not a singular place, but instead, the entirety of Earth and space.
When I was born into the world, I took on my father’s name. I bore the weight of his name and died. When I was reborn as a woman, I took on my husband’s name I bore the weight of his name and died. I was born again, H o l l o w …
We must birth a culture that celebrates science, spirituality, art, and nature. We must embody such a confidence in Christ that we are not threatened by the reevaluation of traditions or even what it means to be a woman. Let us welcome all who identify as women, uplifting and encouraging each and every mother and maiden and crone to proudly share her light with the world.
Please give me the courage and the strength to honor and stand up for the rights you gave to all of us.
So, you now how I once sought love in all the wrong places? I sought validation from people who ended up leaving me behind? That was the pinnacle of my suffering.
One person is all people. If one of us dies, we all die; if one of us succeeds we all succeed. We are in sacred union with one another no matter where we are in the world, what form of matter we assume.
Somewhere along the way, we stopped following Christ and instead followed political oligarchs who fed us a taste of supremacy and tempted us with the idea that our brothers and sisters and children from all over the world were not, at all, like us. If you had a wish list for the progress and health of the body of Christ what would it be?
Hello? God? I thought that this was going to be an adventure, like an 80’s montage where I am trying on clothes, dancing through the mall with teased hair. Where is my spandex? Where are my legwarmers? Where is John Cusack?
Who could ever escape meeting your face?
Who would ever want to?
Our purpose, to transcend our human limitations for the glory of God, requires a faith so great that we must maintain a continual overflow of peace, joy, and illumination from the Holy Spirit. We need clean, healthy and perfect water for such a task, and we need to bathe ourselves in it.
Close your eyes and see who you used to be. Now look on the path that you took with Jesus. Witness how far you’ve come.