Light Returns. Liberation Comes. Love Triumphs.

More rain is falling today and our lawn is almost electric green now, indicating that indeed, Spring has returned. The collective mood, festive.  This past week our Jewish friends were celebrating Passover. Today, we Christians celebrate Easter. I love when these three celebrations align so closely: evidence of Spring, Passover, Easter. It seems that everyone has reason to celebrate the spirit of renewal. … Read more

Prayer for Progressive Thinkers

In the (majority white) progressive circles in which I live and parent, “prayer” is not often discussed. It almost seems to me like it could be a bad word among white progressives. Or at least an embarrassing word. It sounds so, so… irrational. So coercive, even. Some people certainly have used prayer in some stupid … Read more