Rocking Justice & Spirituality: Like the Two Movements of the Breath

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When I met the Anglican writer Kenneth Leech, who is one of my heroes, he told me a funny but sad story.I mentioned to him that one of my favorite books of his was The Eye of the Storm: Spiritual Resources for the Pursuit of Justice. I loved it (and still do) because it is an eloquent statement of why Christian spirituality necessarily includes a commitment to making the world a more peaceful and just place. He explained to me how he was inspired to write the book.At some point in the … [Read more...]

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What happens to us when we come together to worship God is that the Holy Spirit swoops in and out among us, knitting us through the songs we sing, the prayers we pray, the breaths we breathe ... We breathe the air that circulated through the rain forests of Kenya and the air that has turned yellow with sulfur over Mexico City. We breathe the air that Plato breathed, and Mozart, and Michelangelo ... Every time we breathe we take in what was once some baby's first breath or some dying person's … [Read more...]


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