I'm still supposed to be working on my wedding assignment, but can't stop thinking about the weekend's Sacred Activism workshop. It's pretty hard to focus on a pretend wedding when a very real world is on fire and my heart is yearning to fly into sacred service. Not to mention the fact that it's pretty … Continue reading Why marry?
I sit here, in a Park Slope penthouse, “babysitting” an 11-year-old. I sit here, lost more in my thoughts about this weekend's Sacred Activism workshop than in the assignment for seminary whose due date is looming ahead of me. The assignment? To write an interfaith wedding ceremony, replete with rituals and words about love and … Continue reading What does it take to be a sacred activist?
A mere few hours into this Sacred Activism workshop, I'm already bursting with more thoughts and stayed in for lunch so I could get them down... For one of our first exercises of the workshop, we wrote three sentences about what we know in regards to sacred activism. The only real instruction was to be … Continue reading What are you doing for lunch?
This weekend, I am going to be a student in Andrew Harvey's Sacred Activism workshop. What is “sacred activism”? According to Harvey's website, “sacred activism is a transforming force of compassion-in-action that is born of a fusion of deep spiritual knowledge, courage, love, and passion, with wise radical action in the world.” Basically, we've got … Continue reading What are you doing this weekend?