Whew! I’m just returning from four days of fun in the sun (and rain) at the spirituality, justice, and arts oriented Wild Goose Festival in beautiful (but humid, this year) Hot Springs, North Carolina. This was my tenth time participating in the festival I helped start (nine in North Carolina from 2011–now, plus a one-off Wild Goose West in Corvalis, Oregon in […]
Hi friend, Thanks so much for reading this humble blog. With everything you else you doubtless receive and could be reading, I don’t take it for granted that you let me visit your screen. I’ve come to realize that the weeks in which I take time to live, reflect, and write it down for you, […]
Dear United Methodist Friend, I’ve never been one of your number, though I’ve always been a fan. I grew up Pentecostal (among other things), where we found your personal and social holiness traditions to be fertile soil to grow our experiences of the Spirit stirring in our midst. During my years fermenting intentional house church […]
Life is hard. If I want to relate to life’s spiritual dimension in a way that embraces—rather than evades—life, generative spirituality unfolds for me along three axes: Generative spirituality is rooted in the past. Those who have gone before: our ancestral legacy, faith lineage, families of origin. Generative spirituality has a robust relationship with the present moment. Who am […]
If you found yourself over-extended in a holiday rush this year (as I did), skipping right over the usual New Years’ ‘resolutions,’ consider this your invitation to a sacred pause. Dreams, signs in the heavens, intuitive gifts and obedience to magic – keeping the emancipatory dream alive.