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St. Francis

On this Feast Day of St. Francis give thanks for the light of compassion that breaks through our darkest places. (Image – Celebration at Wild Goose Festival 2016)


Yes, People Still Care (About the Bible and Homosexuality)

Earlier this year, after sharing about my upcoming book with another author (a well known and oft published one, at that) they said to me, “yeah, … 683 more words

Notes on Survival & Advocacy: Reflections from the Goose

It’s been quite a while, and I’m so grateful ya’ll are still rocking with me! This post will feel more like a stream of consciousness for a LOT of different reasons. 1,957 more words


Mourning into Dancing: Wild Goose Festival

I want to tell you about the little blonde girls wearing summer dresses, dancing barefoot in the shiny mud. I want to tell you about the weeping African-American woman clutching my hand, chanting “I am, I am” to the Sabbath sky. 206 more words

The Spiritual Life

Grace Yourself

A Surprisingly Beautiful Question

As a speaker, Question & Answer time makes me nervous.

I have a certain neuroses around ensuring that I appear to be the guy with all the answers (even though clearly I’m not). 1,323 more words


That's Not A Terrorist... That's A VICTIM Of Terrorism

This is an actual picture. And that’s an actual church. That’s a sign above them that reads “Jesus Saves.” And that thing behind those three hooded men on the right is a piano, and they used that piano to sing songs about how much they loved Jesus. 1,406 more words

2) Politics

Duck, duck...

You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body…

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