You shall not hate in your heart anyone of your kin; you shall reprove your neighbor, or you will incur guilt yourself. You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against any of your people, but … [Read more...] about Leviticus 19: Learning to Travel Light
Oh, if life were made of moments, Even now and then a bad one! But if life were only moments, Then you'd never know you had one. - Into the Woods - Some weeks, life steamrolls you. It runs up behind … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: Moments in the Woods
"My Lord, it is time to move on. Well then, may your will be done. O my Lord and my Spouse, the hour that I have longed for has come. It is time to meet one another." - Teresa of Avila - I've been … [Read more...] about “Jesus is My Boyfriend”: A Valentine’s Day Hebrew Bible Excursus
Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord. Psalm 119:1 "Remember your fairy tales. Spells are used for breaking enchantments as well as for inducing them. And you and … [Read more...] about Psalm 119: Love Poem to the Law
I moved to Atlanta kicking and screaming (almost literally), insistent that as soon as I got my graduate degree, I'd pack everything up in my Toyota and drive back up North where the people were … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: New England Edition
There was also a prophet, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was of a great age, having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, then as a widow to the age of … [Read more...] about Monday Morning Patron Saint
Guys, I got to spend 48 hours in New York City with some of my oldest friends (nearly 30 years and nearly 10 years!) for a birthday party last weekend and it was the best thing ever ever. There is … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: New York City Edition
The New York Times is reporting that Trump wants to repeal the Johnson Amendment, which forbids churches from endorsing candidates, campaigning, or donating to political candidates. That seems like … [Read more...] about Keep Politics Out of My Church (No. Really).