At A Loss: Giving Thanks When We Have Lost So Much

It’s so sad, so depressing, so hard to talk about.  Losing.  I have my fair share of family members who don’t like to.  I’m sure you do too.  They play to win!  But sometimes, it’s just “not in the cards.” The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has millions of people shuffling their plans around, shuffling […]

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Recovering From Politics: I Don’t want To Hear Another Political Word

The election results were good news and bad news.  Nearly 50/50, America is split down the middle according to votes for the next president of the United States.  Either/ or, “both sides,” there are many who are tired of the back and forth, the political bickering, the divisive speech, the red and blue states of America. Not […]

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“Too Close To Call”: Why This Election Changes Nothing No Matter Who Wins

“Too close to call.” The vote for President of the United States of America is too close to call. Too close to call after four years of hyper- partisan, fear- mongering, hate your neighbor, the immigrant and the stranger, your suburbs are in danger, racist, sexist, divisive, “very fine people on both sides” speech. It’s […]

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Race will never do our bodies justice

Where does race come from?  It is not innate, not natural, not as up close and personal as we make it.  And this is a part of the problem.  It is the fact that the Church identifies its member’s bodies and consequently, the Body of Christ with the sociopolitical construct of race.   What do I mean by “sociopolitical […]

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Don’t Be Afraid To Talk About Race

Today is Halloween though it may not feel like it. With the number of Coronavirus infections reaching its highest daily toll this week and the rate of infections on the rise in 47 states, it doesn’t just feel scary. It is. No ghouls or goblins but we wear masks because it’s scary outside. We don’t […]

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