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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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Why Not Become All Flame? | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski, following up on her Love You Two Pennies and Troubling the Waters. Here she places us in Moses’ sandals just at the moment he removes them to stand before the Holy, lighting up his ordinary awareness. She […]

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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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Critical Thinking with Mind AND Heart: Christopher Ocker and Mike Morrell

Is critical thinking a lost art? How can we engage thoughtfully with the world around us, engaging our minds and hearts? What — if anything — can we credibly do about some of the most pressing challenges facing us today: war, poverty, racism, and climate catastrophe? Is civilization itself a doomed project — and might […]

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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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