Month: February 2021


Transitions


Western thought is difficult to untangle from Western religion since the latter so often formed the former.   We like to be sure of things.  Sure there is a God.  Sure that sins are forgiven. Sure that God called me to this or that. Sure that there is an eternity, that it has...

On listening for a shy God’s voice in a noisy culture


It is very odd knowing that Something exists and seeks connection with us (we often refer to her as “God”) and yet having no actual proof. We call this “faith” and sometimes “belief.” Recently something happened in my life that reminded me of this tenuous hold I have on the...

The Fall Into Grace


Might we please reconsider the idea that God tells us if we are good or bad? Through disasters or cancers interpreted as celestial discipline? Through clergy telling us, they have interceded on our behalf to pronounce blessing or absolution? Through the ups and downs of “It’s Easter - hurray -...