The Heart Has Infinite Capacity

Dear Wanda, You are meant to be renewed. You are meant to always begin again. Each day is a fresh opportunity to wonder, to focus, to get clear, to take action, to simmer. You were never created to stay stuck. Sitting in my Quaker meeting yesterday, I thought a lot about the potential and capabilities we have in this life. I wrestle all the time with questions of destiny, of […]

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God Is Not an Asshole

Here’s the thing I want to know, baby. Do you believe you deserve to be miserable? Do you believe happiness is for other people? Do you believe that your life is not your own, that it belongs to others, and you just have to make due by barely getting by each day? By vegging out in front of the television? By drinking too much wine? By watching a lot of […]

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The Wise vs. the Wayward

Hey honey? I want to tell you something that bothers me. Something that really gets my goat. Something that has lain heavy on my heart for a really long time, and heavy on the hearts of so many people, but it just seems like there’s no easy fix, so we all just buck up and dance around the situation. The Bible seems to be written specifically for a man. I’m […]

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God or Money?

I have no interest today talking to people who have all their shit figured out. The people whose lives are together and orderly, for whom everything is perfect and squeaky clean. The people who have an organized silverware drawer and a steady job with 401K benefits and have quiet, perfunctory sex before sleeping next to a stack of barely cracked books. Those people can go read some other blog. Those […]

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