Do you believe in God?

I wrote some thoughts out this morning, for the purpose of writing this post. But, I am experiencing some resistance in actually doing that. Why? I feel like I'm coming out of some sort of spiritual closet. The thing is, I don't know my answer to the title question. I mean, I believe in "God" … Continue reading Do you believe in God?

What can we do about street harassment?

Maybe the last thing the world needs right now is another rant about street harassment, but seriously, how many complaints is it going to take for these men to realize that it's degrading, disgusting, and doesn't work if your goal is to pick up a woman (at least, I hope it doesn't work)! How many up-and-down looks, … Continue reading What can we do about street harassment?

How can I keep from singing?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFp6OR5ELJv/?taken-by=revchelseamac In 1964, no political party in Mississippi really wanted blacks to have any voting rights. Even the Democratic party, which is seen as a champion of civil rights, was still pretty conservative in Mississippi, and they did things like using poll taxes and literacy tests to prevent blacks from registering to vote. So, some folks decided … Continue reading How can I keep from singing?

What do you most need right now for your spiritual life and practice?

At today's retreat, a friend offered this question as a writing prompt for the group. After some time of reflection and journaling, everyone came together for sharing. Several people mentioned that they needed discipline. Sticking with a regular meditation practice can be hard! They admitted that they struggle with overcoming laziness in order to establish a … Continue reading What do you most need right now for your spiritual life and practice?