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November 27, 2017
I hope you kneel
I hope you kneel in broad daylight under the noonday sun on the moist Mother...
May 13, 2017
Mamie, Did you Know? A Mother’s Day Poem for Mamie Till-Mobley
Mamie, did you know that your baby boy would one day be pulled from the...
January 13, 2017
An Inaugural Prayer
Holy God, Help Us Help us learn that we are our brother's keeper. Help us...
November 13, 2016
A Post-Election Poem
I want you to keep my name out of your mouth. It doesn't matter where...
June 19, 2016
GRACE, a Name we can all Adopt
A store clerk looked at my credit card last week and asked, "What does your...
April 17, 2016
Now – A poem and painting reminding us to be present
This year I have been thinking about how to get the most out of life....
February 12, 2016
Fast of Embodied Solidarity
The Lenten season begins by people asking what they need to do or give up...
February 08, 2016
Lent arrives this week with its themes of fasting, reflection, and penance. As I prepare,...
October 06, 2015
Slave to Love
When did this happen? She felt like an overcooked porkchop... Where was her essence, flavor...
August 08, 2015
What does emergent mean to a parish church?
I’ve read enough about the Emergent Church to ask the question, “What does emergent mean”...
June 05, 2015
She was a friend of God
She was a friend of GOD I’m just getting in from my friend of 33...
April 19, 2015
Why Busy Christians Need to Learn from Thomas Merton
The Catholic mystic Thomas Merton’s witness and wisdom can help those of us seeking to...
April 05, 2015
Eye Gazing in Prison on Holy Saturday
I spent Holy Saturday at the Philadelphia FDC 3South floor with 12 incarcerated women attending...
March 07, 2015
No Guru, No Method, No Teacher
Returning to the place where my very first poem formed in my Spirit. I gaze...
February 10, 2015
Praying Dangerous Prayers
I am listening to Hillsong’s Oceans. It’s a beautiful song. I am sure some...
January 24, 2015
Something Of God
“Look for God, suggests my Guru. Look for God like a man with his head...
January 16, 2015
Growing as Agents of Peace and Healing
Come then, my beloved, my lovely one, come. For see, winter is past, the rains...
January 10, 2015
Could it be so easy to digest?
I always wondered what people meant when they said they are spiritual but not religious....
November 08, 2014
Walk Towards the Light
A week ago Sunday I led an Adult Christian forum between services at a Denver...
October 31, 2014
Remove My Unbelief
“Oh Father rescue me from doubt Deliver me from grief Let your joy in me...
October 22, 2014
Calling My Spirit Back
Mitakuyepi (All my relations), Cante waste ya nape ciyu zape ye (I greet you from...
October 05, 2014
Making Me a Channel of His Peace
Two and a half years ago I attended my first Centering Prayer retreat at the...
September 19, 2014
Learning Action and Contemplation at Richard Rohr’s Living School
Richard Rohr’s new Living School for Action and Contemplation has launched a new synthesis of...
September 10, 2014
Let the full moon guide me.
Let the full moon guide me. Not many of my christian friends feel comfortable with...
September 05, 2014
In Full Disclosure
I am not a writer. There, I've said it and it feels good to get...
June 27, 2013
Forgetting the Love of God
‘But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and herbs of all...
January 16, 2013
Invited to Your Story
As we begin 2013, I thought it appropriate to invite you into your story. Sounds...
October 31, 2012
Bible meditation versus The Ear Worm
“Find a quiet place and a comfortable chair. Sit down, don't cross your legs, rest...
September 05, 2012
Prayer, is it just wishful thinking?
On my show today I talked with Tony Jones about the work he is doing on...
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