Communion as the Point

I find the more I blur the lines of where I end and others, nature, and God (or Spirit if you prefer) begin, the better life gets. Along those lines, in a podcast I recently listened to, one of the speakers said something about "communion", both a powerful relational intimacy and a central Christian practice, that brought … Continue reading Communion as the Point

The Politics of Christianity

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

Meditation on Embracing Your Twelve Year Old Self

I heard a short tale I'd like to recount to you today.  A preacher I listen to related how a Jewish friend's  grandma had just died, so he was telling Judah about this pillar of his family.  She'd survived the Holocaust, lived a long and fruitful life, was full of wisdom, and was the matriarch … Continue reading Meditation on Embracing Your Twelve Year Old Self