Content Tagged ‘hope’

A Time for Sacred Stories

April 12, 2017 | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

We are in a sacred time. Whether celebrating Passover or preparing for Easter or praising the abundance of birdsong and buds bursting out everywhere, we are all in a sacred time marked by stories of rising and uprising, of liberation and new life, of hope and relief from tyranny, suffering and dormancy. Powerful transformative stories […]

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Inauguration 2017: A Primer

January 17, 2017 | Tags: , , , , ,

The upcoming presidential inauguration has raised more than a few questions for me: How do I “show up” for the inauguration of a president who refuses to see me except through lenses of diminishment and mockery? And How do I bear witness to the peaceful transfer of power that our democracy requires when I am […]

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The Groundhog’s Call

February 5, 2016 | Tags: , , ,

Believe it or not, this is the week announcing the return of spring! We are halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, and even as I finished shoveling a foot of new snow that fell here in the upper Midwest, I nodded to the week’s celebrations of old Celtic and Christian rituals marking […]

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