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Lotus in the Mud: A Metaphor for Humanity on our Darkest Days by LaChelle Schilling

There are days I find myself so overwhelmed with sadness concerning the state of our world that I break down crying. Last week, I saw an episode of… 803 more words

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Turning One by Sara Frykenberg

This month I turn one as a mother. My daughter, consequently, is also turning one—a first birthday I am excitedly planning. Specifically, I want to make Hazel a rainbow cake with lots of colored layers and white frosting. 722 more words


The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov by Ani Tuzman - Reviewed by Joyce Zonana

Never has it been more difficult for me to affirm that “love trumps hate” as during this unprecedented United States election season.  After watching the Republican Convention last July in mute horror, I took to bed for several days, overwhelmed by the presentiment that everyone–blacks, women, Jews, Latinos, Muslims, queers– other than a certain breed of white American males was doomed to shameless malignment and persecution.   1,155 more words


"You Look Trim" and Resisting the Tyranny of Thinness by Xochitl Alvizo

I caught myself reinforcing the norm. The ever present default of focusing on women’s body size and prioritizing their weight gain and loss. I did this with a colleague/friend of mine. 809 more words


Can Good Theology Change the World? Part 3: Embodied Theology by Carol P. Christ

In an earlier blog I asserted that one of the hallmarks of good theology is understanding that the only valid source of authority is to be found in individuals and communities that continually interpret and reinterpret texts and traditions in new situations. 1,298 more words


Digging My Well by Joyce Zonana

I write this from the heart of a ten-day silent yoga retreat deep in central Virginia.  The peace within and without fills me as I gaze over the James River, meandering through its wide valley, thickly carpeted in green.   1,079 more words


Adieu 5D Girl blog - welcome Oneness.team - a shift has taken place

Two time trines have just separated and we have entered a higher eternity. Two worlds. The emphasis has shifted. A shift has taken place. We have entered a phase of new and accelerated expansion to beyond the beyond. 462 more words