Have you ever had one of those weeks? I just did. It started last Friday. In the course of seven days… Toxic mold was discovered in our rental home, and our landlords gave us 30 days to move so that they could clean it. My wife surfaced a pulmonary embolism (a potentially dangerous blood clot), and it […]
I’m having complicated feelings this Thanksgiving. While there may have indeed been pockets of genuine hospitality and mutual material and cultural exchange between early ‘pilgrims’ and indigenous inhabitants of this land, our subsequent actions of genocidal erasure toward those who lived in harmony with this land for 10-14,000 years prior makes this holiday’s deployment in […]
During the height of the long-overdue #MeToo reckoning, when so many people (primarily women, and feminine-identified) were sharing their stories of assault, violation, and pain, I wrote a reflection that’s turned out to be my post popular online writing to-date, with over 20,000 readers sharing: An Open Letter to my Brothers in light of #MeToo. In […]
40 years. As of today, that’s how long I’ve roamed this earth. If you happen to be older than me you might chuckle at what I’m about to say, but if you’re younger, consider this: It feels a bit surreal to span decades—like a tiny taste of immortality. I actually remember pretty clearly my decade-falling […]
How many names for Divinity are there? Do the names for God change? Ought they change as humans evolve and as circumstances of life evolve around us? Matthew Fox reveals the urgent need for ancient-future names of God.