Posts Tagged: mindfulness

Are Women Called to Heal the World?

    “They will beat their swords into plowshares…” -Isaiah 2:4 NIV     There is in woman the potential for the preservation of the globe, the health of society and the community of life of the human race. – Joan Chittister, Womanstrength   Traditional societies have honored the woman’s spiritual power. She has been a… Read more »

This Will Be My Last Prayer … Til Trump is Out of Office

  Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Have mercy on us Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Free us from the bondage of sin and death Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Hear our prayer. Grant us peace. For the… Read more »

2017 … Precious, Divine, Beloved, Holy …

A week or so ago a friend of mine delivered her first child. A miracle baby hoped in love, conceived in love, nourished in love and now held in love. I thought today how words like sanctified and holy meant set apart for divine purpose … and how the very act of sanctifying something or… Read more »

Why Trump and the Purity Movement Are Both Bad for Your Health

You may wonder how we got to a place where 60+ million people when presented with all evidence could possibly be willing to vote for someone so blatantly and irrevocably incompetent and against their own and their countries best interest.  This certainly did not happen overnight.  I mean, after all, we are a bright and… Read more »

A Theology of Sexual Justice – Musings on Sex, Communion and Justice …

  On bread and wine On people and place On God and sex On communion and justice   On Orcas Island reading: Divine Communion – Jay Emerson Johnson Erotic Justice – A Liberating Ethic of Sexuality – Marvin Ellison   Today’s questions – What do people want to say about the theological, spiritual and personal… Read more »

30 Day Challenge – Save Your Marriage from the Tyranny of the Urgent

The other day, I was talking to a young colleague of mine – freshly minted with a marriage and a thriving clinical practice.  Life was busy and good … and all laid out.  A new house and kids were next on the agenda. “Yep, and then” I thought, “life gets nutso!!” Listening to her was… Read more »