When my new cell started my apprentice, Pat, was adamant that our cell be about actually doing stuff and not just talking about stuff. Pat is like my canary in the coal mine for toxic church fumes. He’s seen it all and still has to intentionally work to let his instinctual defenses down to moveContinue reading “Let’s actually DO something”
Category Archives: compassion
To serve or not to serve?
To quote the bard (not that one, Dylan), “You may be rich or poor, you may be blind or lame, You may be living in another country under another name. But you’re gonna have to serve somebody, yes” If we listen to Bob the question in the title of this blog may be irrelevant. Bob just wantsContinue reading “To serve or not to serve?”
A Week of Being Jesus
In Circle of Hope we say Jesus is best revealed incarnationally- Here’s a little newspaper of how that worked out for me this past week (spoiler- it did!) Monday Afternoon– When the Compassion Core Team heard about the #ReclaimMLK march happening in Philadelphia they mobilized 200 people from Circle of Hope to show up andContinue reading “A Week of Being Jesus”
It’s Dr. King’s Birthday- Man, do I wish they hadn’t murdered him
My old pal, John Francis, got it so right when he wrote this song “Kill the Dreamer” back in 2007. “Oh, say can you see things are not as they seem from sea to shining sea Dr. King, Dr. King I know you’re listening. they can kill the dreamer but they cannot kill the dream there wasContinue reading “It’s Dr. King’s Birthday- Man, do I wish they hadn’t murdered him”