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Turning Toward the Heart: Converting to the Way of Love | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share the final (for now!) guest reflection with you today from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski, following up on her Love You Two Pennies, Troubling the Waters, and Why Not Become All Flame?. Here she revisits a familiar New Testament story — Paul’s encounter with the Risen Christ and conversion on […]

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Troubling the Waters: The Revolutionary Power of Creative Love | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the often-misunderstood teaching of Jesus to ‘turn the other cheek’ — is there a way to love even our enemies while not negating our own dignity? If you’d like to hear more from […]

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Love You Two Pennies: Open Doors and the Heart’s True Feeding | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share a guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the seemingly-faceless roles that widows play in key episodes of the lives of Elijah and Jesus — and how we might hear these women speaking boldly and clearly on their own terms: of […]

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Contemplative Prayer, Queer Theology, and aroma of Beauty with Wendy Farley

I recently had an amazing conversation, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Wendy Farley teaches in the Graduate School of Theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and guess what her areas of expertise are? Contemplative Practices  The Spirituality of the Trinity  Queer Theology Beauty  Yes, you read that right…she teaches beauty! She literally wrote […]

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