I cannot fathom being so far removed from my actions that I could believe who I am as a person is in any way detached from my political choices or that it should be. Yet here I am, on social media, reading people decrying the the evils and dangers of identity politics. Where did we … Continue reading Identity Politics
Doing nothing means being just as present and mindful in our rest as we are in our activity
Why are our systems able to so easily allow someone to be awful, but require multiple layers in order to be kind in a specific way to a person or group of people most of the time?
Here it is. This image is the result of spite. You know what else was the result of spite? As I mentioned, I've been put into a (relatively) focused space just out of the pure will to do things just because I want them conquered in front of people that pray I don't. This journey … Continue reading Doing the Thing
While I generally prefer the pure and positive types of motivations for my tasks, I am finding that 2017 is presenting more than a few strong cases for doing good things purely out of spite. That website my friend needs but his project partners abandoned him on? Watch me build that out of spite. Those … Continue reading Spite
Lately, as part of things I am going to unfold about myself, faith is going to be one of them because it infuses and informs everything I do. Today, I'm going to talk about one of my favorite things in church: praise breaks. Imagine being so filled with joy that you are overwhelmed by it. Just … Continue reading Faith and I: Praise Breaks
I've been on vacation for four days (it's April 24th) and have yet to spend an entire one where I haven't checked on the team for fear the world may have stopped turning. However, the hours between checks has gotten longer. I felt more disconnected today and that was good. I stepped into the Mediterranean … Continue reading Tuning Out, Turning Off