Monday Muse: Portrait of a Survivor

“Cheap reconciliation generates further injustice. True reconciliation implies accountability. True reconciliation means recognition of genocides and reparations.” ~ His Holiness Aram I, speaking at the National Cathedral earlier this month 2015 marks the...

Monday Muse: Hear My Prayer

Listen. Sssssshhhh. Really, just listen. Listen to the Psalms. Listen to all one hundred fifty of these ancient prayers — one psalm after another, one voice after another, without music or interlude, without commentary or homily. Just ssssshhh, listen and let...

Book Review: Echo Still

For the first time in long time, I read a YA novel this spring: Echo Still by my friend and colleague Tim Tibbitts. It’s also the first time in a long time that I’ve pulled my head out from mounds of church-related books & papers¬†to simply read a story...

Monday Muse: Doubt after Easter

The Sunday after Easter — officially the Second Sunday of the Easter season — is known as many things in different contexts: Holy Humor Sunday, Bright Sunday, guest-preacher-in-the-pulpit-while-pastor-is-on-vacation Sunday. In the Revised Common Lectionary...

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