The Pastoral is Political: Resurrection Courage

Last Wednesday, April 4th, I had the privilege of taking part in a silent prayer walk through the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. It was my first time there. I was filled with mixed yet deep emotion being there on that day, especially. This silent sojourn was both a commemoration of Dr. King’s… Read More

Wednesday Prayer: For the state of our dis-union

Loving God, For the state of our dis-union in this nation caused by white supremacy, patriarchy, racism, and homophobia – forgive us and move us towards healing. For the state of our dis-union in this world caused by greed, hubris, xenophobia, and anthropocentrism – forgive us and move us towards healing. For the state of… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: The Church IS Political

I recently sat on a panel at a Christian University and a student asked me, “How do we know if we are being too political in church?” Given the current state of this country—and that of my agitated Puerto Rican, Afriqueña, queer, woman spirit—my quick response was, “As the church, we can never be too… Read More