Justice in STL Resources

Last year, I compiled a list of resources for Jesuit Volunteers on racial equality here. It is interesting to look back on what I referred people to, and the snapshot in my thinking on racial justice at the time. Some things have changed, others have remained the same. I don't focus so much on bookmarking … Continue reading Justice in STL Resources

What If…

A picture taken by my sister with me and a young fig tree, an offshoot of the larger fig tree to the right of the picture. And with the larger fig tree! Some reflections with an imagination partner in response to my "What Commission?" sermon... Imagination partner: I did get to thinking that…what if…Jesus was … Continue reading What If…

Exhibit Review: Letters to Hop Alley

Letters to Hop Alley was phenomenal. Anya and Georgia did an amazing job of creating an exhibit that was both artistic and historical, emotionally evocative and well-researched, humanizing and soul-searching. Reading the small red cursive print forced me to really pay attention to its words, reminded me of history exhibits with old loopy words scrawled … Continue reading Exhibit Review: Letters to Hop Alley

Unity – A Matter of Life & Death

I preached two sermons for the 2nd Sunday of Easter at St. John's, Tower Grove ([LINK] http://www.towergrovechurch.org/). Scriptures referenced: Psalm 133, Acts 4:32-37, Acts 5:1-11, John 20:19-31 ([LINK] http://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/texts.php?id=87). Check out Fight for $15: [LINK] http://fightfor15.org/ 10:30am Service Video - more performative, more jokes: 5pm Service Podcast - more interactive, more contemplative: [LINK] http://towergrovechurch.podbean.com/e/sermon-april-12-2015-at-500-pm/ Manuscript … Continue reading Unity – A Matter of Life & Death

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feeling like a cat my heartbrain is sick anxiety dreams about friends making fun of my food and telling me i'm stupid and foolish waking in narnia speaking to an Asian aslan aslan asks what is it about your heart that makes it important that other people affirm you that other people validate you that … Continue reading meow