The Pastoral is Political: Pain Is Real

Pain is real. As someone who has dealt with endometriosis and other autoimmune issues, I can attest that daily distracting body pains are part of my existence.   I’ve been extremely fortunate.  While I’ve had some doctors brush off my pain, telling me that an anti-depressant will help with the pain (it didn’t), my pain was… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Spirit of Warmth, As chills reign in the hearts of many,we reach for our spiritual blankets to remove the frigidness surrounding us. Oh how so many words and images and actionshave built a wall of ice between us and our neighbors! Yet there is no ice that you, God, can’t melt.For you are our Great… Read More