As fear of COVID-19 and the divisiveness of a presidential election sweep across America, I'm reminded how very political Jesus was in pretty UN-American ways. At a minimum, I believe the Christ invites people of any, or no, religion to a new, incredible way of being human. One marked by togetherness, interdependence, caring for all, … Continue reading The Politics of Christianity
One of the things I find awesome about being human is we are storied creatures. We’re constantly making sense of this experience, this day, this relationship, this life, and so on. There’s an ongoing story in our heads about our lives, the lives of people we love, the nature of reality as a whole, and … Continue reading Black Friday and the Gospel According to Katy Perry: Everybody’s Got to Serve Somebody … Does Our “Master” Bring Life/Love or Struggle/Hurt?
I read recently people in the U.S. work more hours per week, take less vacation, and retire later in life than the citizens of ANY other industrialized nation. Why is that? I think it's because we've gotten confused as to what matters in life. Ads, books, movies, magazines, TV shows, and so much more YELL … Continue reading Meditation on Living Free from the Prison of Consumerism to Love More