A Poem: Peace

When I close my eyes and think of peace, I see you radiating it so kindly. Guns. Violence. Slander. Murder. When I think of peace, I think of empathy, and it's something that moves me. Parkland. Great Mills. Vegas. Orlando. When I think of peace, one moment becomes an eternity. Travon Martin. Stephon Clark. Eric … Continue reading A Poem: Peace

The Wild Goose

The Wild Goose is a long forgotten symbol of Celtic Christianity. The Wild Goose is a term used to describe the Holy Spirit. I know it's wild, no pun intended, to think of the Holy Spirit as a Goose. In the Christian Bible, the Holy Spirit is described as a dove. Why would the Celtic … Continue reading The Wild Goose

A Poem: Simplicity

I miss simplicity. There was a time where I could be me without the expectation of anxiety. I once was a happy person who suffered from shame, but was so ignorant that I was happy with everything that I was. I could use a word like deconstruct or reconstruct to express the transition I've had, … Continue reading A Poem: Simplicity

Hell

Have you ever sat in a single moment and thought about eternity? What did that look like for you? Maybe you imagine reincarnation. Maybe you think that there's nothing after death. Maybe you think those who do wrong will suffer and those who do good will be in eternal bliss. Maybe you believe in an … Continue reading Hell

Christmas

For many people across the world, Christmas is the most loved holiday of the year. When you walk into a mall you can hear the bliss of holiday music and you can see the trees and lights. Many places have Santa sitting on a thrown of red, surrounded by elves, and each Santa ready for … Continue reading Christmas

The Good Samaritan: a Deconstructed Parable

Have you ever felt compassion for someone? Have you ever experienced hope from someone you would have never thought could give? Have you ever felt love from someone you call "enemy"? I think it's safe to say that we have all experienced these situations at least once in our life. You may be asking, "what … Continue reading The Good Samaritan: a Deconstructed Parable

The Social Gospel

Social justice shouldn't be a political issue. Human rights shouldn't be a left or right wing issue. Seeking equality shouldn't be labeled as a progressive liberal idea. If this alarms you, it's prophetic words are doing it's job. The Social Gospel is a movement that began in the United States around 1870. The movement was the … Continue reading The Social Gospel