I signed up for my first 10K run. This is kind of a big deal for me. I’ve had a tortured history with running. In this essay I run through my troubled past with this kind of exercise, how I’ve been wo...Show More
As I continue to explore the connections between art and justice I question the usefulness of the image of “margins” in helping us seek justice. The essay considers “white savior” movies, the parable ...Show More
Some verses and prayers I practice before sleeping to let go of my fears and look forward to living tomorrow in trusting courage. You can find a downloadable PDF of the liturgy on the “Downloads” page...Show More
A discussion of some silly sketches I made of dragons for my classroom meanders through my design education, ethical theory, and classroom management.
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The second part of a series on art and justice in which I briefly explore of the role of imagination in justice and in partaking of chocolate chip cookies.
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As I write my fiftieth blog post a reflect on writing practices, faithfulness, and my trusty vintage alarm clock.
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A church retreat in an area recently destroyed by wildfires leads to conversations about land and exercise, subjects that a disembodied Christian faith can’t see or imagine.
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As I set out to renovate my house I explore the concept of newness and change with buildings and in our communities.
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Did you know that the Sunday after Easter has a name? In this episode I look at where Quasimodo Sunday got it’s name, why the cathedral bellringer has the same name, plus Car Talk to consider what the...Show More
When Jesus washed his disciples feet before the last supper he was participating in a kind of performance art. In this post from Maundy Thursday of 2015 I examine the way performance, meaning, death, ...Show More