We used to Ring bells Sing songs together Walk in a slow parade Ululate Clean & dress & bundle & wrap our arms in loving, losing circles My mythic ancestors knew how to Drink and swagger their way past the dead one propped up in a coffin in a corner across the room I woke… Continue reading For the Dead
In Parker Palmer's book The Courage to Teach, he writes, " . . . everyone has an inner teacher whose authority in his or her life far exceeds my own." (pg. 127) I read that, and it seemed significant enough that I wrote it out on the whiteboard I have on my refrigerator. When I make… Continue reading Trust Yourself
Monday, February 12, 2018 Dear Pneuma, This has been a season of loss and reconstruction. If ever I believed the delusion that I am solid ground, this last year or two has successfully exposed that as a lie. I suppose the the writing tells us we are dust and ashes, which is to say: flimsy… Continue reading Dust and Ashes
In the coming months, you will likely hear a lot about abundance and scarcity, luxury and lack. We, as a culture, are obsessed with these things. We are obsessed with who has what, who has not, and how each of them got there. We take investment courses and offer classes in our churches designed to… Continue reading What Are Our Storehouses For?