Three Communities, Right Now

I am likely one of a very few people who has nosebleed seats to the goings on in three different communities right now. I say nosebleed because I’m not closely involved in any one of these controversies, but because of my spiritual, avocational, and professional histories, I remain connected to these communities. So in no […]

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This post is primarily written for my queer/trans/POC community, as well as allies actively engaged in anti-oppression work. And the context of this article is the assumption that people you are talking with, or in connection to, are allies – this is not about talking to Trump supporters, or people who aren’t working to be […]

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I’ve had some time to digest the disaster that was the election this year.  I’m not feeling quite as shocked, or in disbelief. as I was yesterday. I’ve finally fashioned my plan for the next four years (longer, if necessary.) This is not really in order of importance – I think the priorities may re-shift […]

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Eating the Lion

This is a post in my project series, tentatively titled “Overlapping Magisteria” – which is a project to bring together old spiritual wisdom about how to live as human beings, with current scientific understandings. I’ve been having a great time reading Cynthia Bourgeault’s book “The Wisdom Jesus: Transforming Heart and Mind“. The reason is that it […]

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Vulnerability and Inner Strength

This is a post in my project series, tentatively titled “Overlapping Magisteria” – which is a project to bring together old spiritual wisdom about how to live as human beings, with current scientific understandings. One of the things I do all the time (and often regret) is read the comments on mainstream news articles. If you’ve […]

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