Reflections and Musings

We Who Are Many Are One in Christ Jesus

“Solidarity involves critique of self, of society, of church. This critique takes on and includes existential reflection, historical scrutiny, presence to memory, social analysis, acknowledgement and confession of sin, authentic repentance–change of heart, change of life, change of living. A Christian praxis of solidarity denotes the humble and complete orientation of ourselves before the lynched … Continue reading

If you’ve got it all figured out, you’re doing it wrong
Reflections and Musings

If you’ve got it all figured out, you’re doing it wrong

Certainty can be is deadly. My desire to retract that sentence is proof of the dread disease of certainty;  few things are worse. The drive for certainty, for perfection bars the door of creativity, innovation, and general thriving. Maybe you’re one of the privileged few who figured it out way before me, but I’ve struggled with … Continue reading

The Wisdom of Thomas and Stability: Why the Subtitle You made up for this Post is Wrong
Reflections and Musings

The Wisdom of Thomas and Stability: Why the Subtitle You made up for this Post is Wrong

I’ve been putting this post off all week; two weeks really. Not this post, particularly, but a post in general. And I don’t have a particularly good reason or excuse. No major crisis or life altering event. Other than a chronic lack of confidence (which is ironic, given the first line of Thomas’ quote below). And maybe … Continue reading

Peace Remains But Does Not Reign
Reflections and Musings

Peace Remains But Does Not Reign

Hopefully old John Wesley will forgive my paraphrase (replace “peace” with “sin” and you get J Dubs’ version). I’ve been slowly working through Hidden in Christ (a deep reflection on Col. 3:1-17). Today’s word is Peace: “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace” (Col. 3:15). Nothing all … Continue reading