Archive | Restorative Justice

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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The Ants and the Grasshopper: A must-see documentary on climate and other changes.

How do you change someone’s mind about the most important thing in the world?  Anita Chitaya has a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, she can make men fight for gender equality, and she can end child hunger in her village. Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces […]

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Inflamed | Rupa Marya and Raj Patel

The following is an excerpt from Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice by Rupa Marya and Raj Patel. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. As the World Burns Your body is inflamed. If you haven’t felt it yet, you or someone close to you […]

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Where’s God in the Pandemic? Making Sense of the Pain with Four Spiritual Views.

In the United States, we recently reached a grim milestone: 1 in 500 lives have been claimed by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Regular readers of this newsletter know that this statistic includes my own mother. You probably know someone who’s died, too. And many more whose lives have been impacted — either through impaired physical health due to long […]

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