How does relating with God impact your fear? Gena St. David explores how the focus of our fears often fail to materialize, and how we might navigate the challenges that do emerge. [Hebrews 13] Reflection How does your relationship with God impact your fear? How are you feeling afraid, and how can you empathize? What would you do differently if […]
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On Austin Pride weekend, Christopher Mack looks through the Gospel of Luke’s portrayal of a woman bent down to ponder what it looks like to stand up in solidarity for the marginalized. [Luke 13:10-17] Reflection How might you allow your formation in the Divine Womb to shape your identity? Where might our habitual patterns and comfort zones be pressing down […]
Lauri Raymond reflects on how embracing contemplative prayer opens us to the Love, Wisdom and Wholeness of God that transforms us individually and collectively. [Ephesians 3:14-19] Reflection What is getting in the way of vulnerability and trust? How can I spend more quiet time with God? How can I bring contemplation into my life and relationships?
How might fear keep us from experiencing heaven here and now? David Wallace examines how our commonly held fears impact our spirituality. [Luke 12:32-40] Reflection Can you lovingly and uncritically look at a “fear” that has kept you from experiencing heaven here and now? Ask yourself, “Is it true? Is it really true?” What would your life look like if […]
God’s Love gets on eye level with us and God’s Liberation lifts up the marginalized. Christopher Mack shares how Hosea pictures God as a loving caregiver who we can mirror in our own life through steadfast solidarity and working for the common good. [Hosea 11:1-11] Reflection How might you reflect on who you are called to be in the world […]
Praying can be an act of naming that invites us into creative responses of redistributive justice. Gina Bastone-Trevino wrestles with the Lord’s Prayer and a familiar parable in ways that stretch us during times of crisis. [Luke 11:1-10] Reflection What surprising strangeness can you find in re-reading the Lord’s prayer? What desire do you need to name to God, and […]
If we understand Jesus as making the invisible, visible, then how might that reshape our faith and lived experience? Gena St. David invites us into a conversation about how the incarnation impacts our own bodies and upsets patterns of retribution. [Colossians 1:15-20] Reflection What impact does reflecting on the incarnation have on your body? What qualities of God are reflected […]