Wow, what a week. Lots of things to think about this week.
My daily practice has been mostly out of sorts this week, between returning from vacation and getting sick (airport crud, yuck). 847 more words
Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman who escaped death after international outcry forced Sudanese courts to release her from death row under accusation of apostasy visited the Pope on Thursday with her husband and two children. 114 more words
Last Sunday I heard a sermon that really hit home for me. It was about being worn out, worn down, and bone-tired. About trying to do religion too hard, getting stressed over being everything that you think you need to be, and to be constantly striving. 511 more words
I recently read the autobiography of John Shelby “Jack” Spong, Here I Stand: My Struggle for a Christianity of Integrity, Love, and Equality. Spong was the Episcopal Bishop of Newark, New Jersey for 24 years before his retirement in 2001. 6,454 more words