Posted on November 3rd, 2019
I came across the podcast Almost Heretical by accident (or, perhaps "accident") and listened to an episode featuring Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg. I’m a fan of hers, and I’ve learned so much just following her on Twitter.
After listening to Rab...
Posted on September 10th, 2019
Tuesday September 10, 2019
"We must therefore ask ourselves: How do we work with our thoughts and our beliefs in ways that nurture the dignity of all life? How do we ensure justice without fostering generations of harm and hate internally and external...
Posted on July 30th, 2019
Last year I had the great pleasure of attending the Parliament of World Religions in Toronto. It will always stay with me as an amazing experience, a vibrant example of Interfaith and Interspiritual principles in action.
During a number of events, spe...
Posted on July 17th, 2019
As the United States slides into another seemingly endless presidential election cycle, we are inundated with the use of the words "socialism" and "socialist" especially as we discuss our absolutely broken, disastrous healthcare system.
For many folks...
Posted on May 28th, 2019
Below is an email I received from the Network of Spiritual Progressives and Tikkun.
Editor's note: It was a great honor to be able to publish some of Howard Zinn's reflections in Tikkun and for me to have his enthusiastic endorsement of my book The L...
Posted on April 17th, 2019
by Rebecca del Rio
Come new to this
Day. Remove the rigid
Overcoat of experience,
The notion of knowing,
The beliefs that cloud your vision.
Leave behind the stories
Of your life. Spit out the
Sour taste of unmet expectation.
Let the s...
Posted on April 8th, 2019
I was walking my dogs outside, and the grey sky juxtaposed with the green and purple and blue and other bright colored flowers, buds, and shoots struck me. I am always struck by the darkening rain-anticipated sky and the brightness of spring. I feel en...
Posted on March 27th, 2019
Yet your face is not spited.
The political and religious establishment in the United States is hellbent on opposing common sense, scientific actions to combat climate change. Climate change which, by an overwhelming consensus, the world’s leading scie...
Posted on March 25th, 2019
Oh God, Root and Source of all good, open us to your wisdom, compassion, mercy and intelligence. Help us to choose Truth over Lie, Help over Harm, Integrity over Greed. Make us desire to emulate You, the Infinitely Good.
-Reverend Nathan DeMay
Posted on March 18th, 2019
Or, How I learned to Sort of Embrace Taxation and Occasionally Stop Complaining
Many people in North America live in subdivisions, carved out spaces in suburbia where houses are deposited quickly and cheaply on the landscape like eggs from a giant bir...